Kamus Online  
suggested words
Advertisement

Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: precipitous (0.00840 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to precipitous.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: precipitous precipitous adj 1: done with very great haste and without due deliberation; “hasty marriage seldom proveth well”- Shakespeare; “hasty makeshifts take the place of planning”- Arthur Geddes; “rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion”; “wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king” [syn: hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant] 2: characterized by precipices; “a precipitous bluff” 3: extremely steep; “an abrupt canyon”; “the precipitous rapids of the upper river”; “the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings”; “a sharp drop” [syn: abrupt, sharp]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Precipitous Precipitous \Pre*cip"i*tous\, a. [L. praeceps, -cipitis: cf. OF. precipiteux. See Precipice.] 1. Steep, like a precipice; as, a precipitous cliff or mountain. [1913 Webster] 2. Headlong; as, precipitous fall. [1913 Webster] 3. Hasty; rash; quick; sudden; precipitate; as, precipitous attempts. --Sir T. Browne. ``Marian's low, precipitous `Hush!''' --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] -- Pre*cip"i*tous*ly, adv. -- Pre*cip"i*tous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

Advertisement


Touch version | Disclaimer