What is another word for cliff?

882 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ klˈɪf], [ klˈɪf], [ k_l_ˈɪ_f]

Cliffs are steep, vertical rock formations that are commonly found near shores or in mountainous areas. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe similar landforms. One such word is "bluff", which refers to a steep slope or bank. Another synonym for "cliff" is "escarpment", which is a long, steep slope or cliff-like ridge. "Crag" is also a word that can be used to describe a steep, rugged rock formation that often juts out from a larger rock face. Lastly, "precipice" refers to a very steep or overhanging rock face that is often associated with danger or risk.

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Usage examples for Cliff

"Some poor guy has lost his way and gone over the cliff," he muttered.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
I saved your body as it hung over the cliff-and the Lord only knows how ye were saved.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
He obeyed like one who seemed to feel that her word was a command, and sat down on the cliff at her side.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

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