- abounding in or formed by cliffs: a cliffy shoreline.
Origin of cliffy
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Examples from the Web for cliffy
Nov. 29, they were still near the cliffy, lion-head-shaped island.
At half past five we were three miles from a cliffy head which had been taken for an island at the anchorage, and set at N 77 E.
This proved to be a cape, composed of three cliffy points, near the northern part of which lay a cluster of black rocks.
The Finsteraarhorn sends down a number of cliffy buttresses, separated from each other by wide couloirs filled with ice and snow.
From the vast boss which constitutes the lower portion of Monte Rosa cliffy edges run upwards to the summit.