Examples of cliff in a sentence
Standing at the edge of the cliff, we watched the waves crash on the shore far below.
rock climbers scaling steep cliffs
Origin and Etymology of cliff
Middle English clif, from Old English; akin to Old High German klep cliff, Old Norse klif
First Known Use: before 12th century
CLIFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cliff for English Language Learners
: a high, steep surface of rock, earth, or ice
CLIFF Defined for Kids
Definition of cliff for Students
: a high steep surface of rock
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