Definition of cliffing in English:

cliffing

noun

  • 1The action or sport of climbing a cliff or cliffs.

  • 2Chiefly Geology. The formation of a cliff or cliffs; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Cornhill Magazine. Partly from cliff + -ing.

Pronunciation

cliffing

/ˈklɪfɪŋ/