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adj. hill·i·er, hill·i·est
1. Having many hills.
2. Similar to a hill; steep.

hill′i·ness n.


(ˈhɪl i)

adj. hill•i•er, hill•i•est.
1. full of hills; having many hills.
2. resembling a hill; elevated; steep.
hill′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hilly - having hills and crags; "hilly terrain"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"


adjective mountainous, rolling, steep, undulating The areas are hilly and densely wooded.
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[ˈhɪlɪ] ADJ (hillier (compar) (hilliest (superl))) [terrain] → montañoso, accidentado; [road] → con fuertes pendientes


[ˈhɪli] adj [region, area] → vallonné(e); [ground] → vallonné(e)
a 40-km march across boggy, hilly ground → une marche de 40 km sur terrain bourbeux et vallonné


adj (+er)hüg(e)lig; (higher) → bergig


[ˈhɪlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → collinoso/a, montagnoso/a
this road is very hilly → questa strada è un continuo saliscendi


1. noun a piece of high land, smaller than a mountain. We went for a walk in the hills yesterday.
2. a slope on a road. This car has difficulty going up steep hills.
ˈhillock (-lək) noun
a small hill.
ˈhilly adjective
having many hills. hilly country.
ˈhillside noun
the side or slope of a hill. The hillside was covered with new housing.
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