Definition of precipitous


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • precipitous is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • precipitous is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 21 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of precipitous

  • done with very great haste and without due deliberation (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. hasty
    2. overhasty
    3. precipitant
    4. precipitate

  • extremely steep (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the precipitous rapids of the upper river
    2. the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings

    Synonyms

    1. abrupt
    2. sharp

See definition of precipitous in Merriam Webster