adjective see steep I

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  • Steepish — Steep ish, a. Somewhat steep. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steepish — adjective Somewhat steep …   Wiktionary

  • steepish — adj. somewhat steep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steepish — steep·ish …   English syllables

  • steepish — adjective somewhat steep • Similar to: ↑steep …   Useful english dictionary

  • steep — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English stepe, from Old English stēap high, steep, deep; akin to Old Frisian stāp steep, Middle High German stief more at stoop Date: before 12th century 1. lofty, high used chiefly of a sea 2. making a large angle… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ruffey Creek Trail — NOTOC MelbourneBikePath DESCRIPTION=No image available yet NAME=Ruffey Creek Trail LENGTH=About 4.9km DIFFICULTY=Medium HILLS=Some hilly sections HAZARDS= WATER=At Ruffey Park PATH= BUS= TRAIN=None TRAM=NoneThe Ruffey Creek Trail is a shared use… …   Wikipedia

  • steep — steep1 adjective 1》 rising or falling sharply; almost perpendicular. 2》 (of a rise or fall in an amount) very large or rapid. 3》 informal (of a price or demand) not reasonable; excessive.     ↘dated (of a claim or account) exaggerated. noun… …   English new terms dictionary

  • steep — 1. adj. & n. adj. 1 sloping sharply; almost perpendicular (a steep hill; steep stairs). 2 (of a rise or fall) rapid (a steep drop in share prices). 3 (predic.) colloq. a (of a demand, price, etc.) exorbitant; unreasonable (esp. a bit steep). b… …   Useful english dictionary

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