Definitions

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  • adj. Having a great declivity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Very steep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a great declivity.

Etymologies

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From downsteep +‎ -y.

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  • *instant loveaffair*

    Oh thank you whichbe!

    October 22, 2008

  • I love this word.

    September 28, 2008

  • Oddly, though I have good reasons too laborious to explain... this word makes my toes hurt.

    July 31, 2008

  • such a great word. could be my new favorite

    July 31, 2008

  • I feel confident that the lugubrious Jesuit would have liked this word.

    July 11, 2008

  • Steeply descending; precipitous.

    July 11, 2008