hilly


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hill·y

 (hĭl′ē)
adj. hill·i·er, hill·i·est
1. Having many hills.
2. Similar to a hill; steep.

hill′i·ness n.

hill•y

(ˈhɪl i)

adj. hill•i•er, hill•i•est.
1. full of hills; having many hills.
2. resembling a hill; elevated; steep.
[1350–1400]
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"

hilly

adjective mountainous, rolling, steep, undulating The areas are hilly and densely wooded.
Translations
كثير التِلال
kopcovitý
bakket
kukkulainenmäkinen
brdovit
dombos
hæîóttur
hribovit
brdovit

hilly

[ˈhɪlɪ] ADJ (hillier (compar) (hilliest (superl))) [terrain] → montañoso, accidentado; [road] → con fuertes pendientes

hilly

[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

hilly

adj (+er)hüg(e)lig; (higher) → bergig

hilly

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

hill

(hil)
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.
References in classic literature ?
If in the neighborhood of your camp there should be any hilly country, ponds surrounded by aquatic grass, hollow basins filled with reeds, or woods with thick undergrowth, they must be carefully routed out and searched; for these are places where men in ambush or insidious spies are likely to be lurking.
Counties, towns, hilly ribs and ridges, wide stretches of green meadow, great forest tracts, winding streams, a dozen blue lakes, a block of busy steamboats--we saw all this little world in unique circumstantiality of detail--saw it just as the birds see it--and all reduced to the smallest of scales and as sharply worked out and finished as a steel engraving.
The horses were climbing up a hilly piece of road when she first caught sight of a light.
The country between San Francisco and Sacramento is not very hilly.
Every minute a fresh gun came into position until, before twilight, every copse, every row of suburban villas on the hilly slopes about Kingston and Richmond, masked an expectant black muzzle.
The ground to the right- along the course of the Kolocha and Moskva rivers- was broken and hilly.
No, I never cooked anything in my life except a gingerbread and it was a failure -- flat in the middle and hilly round the edges.
The artist prefers a hilly country because it is picturesque; the engineer a flat one because it is convenient; the man of pleasure likes what he calls "a fine woman"--she suits him; the fashionable young gentleman admires the fashionable young lady--she is of his kind; the toil-worn, fagged, probably irritable tutor, blind almost to beauty, insensible to airs and graces, glories chiefly in certain mental qualities: application, love of knowledge, natural capacity, docility, truthfulness, gratefulness, are the charms that attract his notice and win his regard.
The soil is becoming hilly and portends mountains not far off.
From Wallingford up to Dorchester the neighbourhood of the river grows more hilly, varied, and picturesque.
He was beginning to feel a keen interest in the slender, barefoot donkey-girl who slipped in and out of the play, singing, like some one winding through a hilly field.
At the close of the afternoon service we returned by an exposed and hilly road, where the bitter winter wind, blowing over a range of snowy summits to the north, almost flayed the skin from our faces.