close
hamburger

precipitous

Definitions

Not seeing the definition you're looking for? Add your own!

Etymology

  • 1640s, "rash, headlong," from obsolete French precipiteux (16c.), from Vulgar Latin *praecipitosus, from praecipitare (see precipitation). Related: Precipitously; precipitousness.1640

Examples from YouTube videos

Articles from Wikipedia

  • Precipitous Mountains The Precipitous Mountains are a mountain range on northern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. It lies in, or near, Sirmilik National Park and is a subrange of the Arctic Cordillera.
  • Precipitous Bluff Precipitous Bluff or PB is a mountain in the South West Wilderness of Tasmania located north east of New River lagoon.

Translations from Ord

    translations map goes here

    Rhymes from CMU pronouncing dictionary

    Neighbors, alphabetically speaking

    Superstrings words that contain this word