Cliff vs Clifflike - What's the difference?

cliff | clifflike |


As a proper noun cliff

is a diminutive of the male given name clifford .

As an adjective clifflike is

resembling a cliff or some aspect of one; high and steep.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cliff

English

(wikipedia cliff)

Etymology 1

(etyl) clif .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A vertical (or nearly vertical) rock face.
  • Synonyms
    * precipice
    Derived terms
    * cliff swallow * cliff-face * cliffed * cliffhanger * cliffing * cliffy

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (music)
  • (Webster 1913)

    clifflike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a cliff or some aspect of one; high and steep.
  • * 2000 , (George RR Martin), A Storm of Swords , Bantam 2011, p. 418:
  • As they approached the clifflike walls of Black Harren's monstrous castle, Brienne squeezed his arm.