[ rok-feys ]

  1. an exposure of rock in a steep slope or cliff.

Origin of rockface

First recorded in 1850–55; rock1 + face Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rockface in a sentence

  • There was a rough pathway constructed up its face upon this side, and at the top were three tiers of holes bored in the rock face.