Definition of hilly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɪli/

adjective (hillier, hilliest)

Having many hills: a remote hilly district
More example sentences
  • Their collection of photographs contains a pictorial history of the hilly district.
  • I had a bicycle, but in our hilly district ten miles was about the perimeter for that.
  • The steep slopes and hilly terrain allow water to rush down to the sea.



Pronunciation: /ˈhɪlɪnəs/
Example sentences
  • She knew it was one of the two because of the grassy, hilliness of the area.
  • Before you use the template, please review the definitions for the four degrees of hilliness shown below the template.
  • New this year is a hilliness rating for the longest loop of the ride.

Words that rhyme with hilly

Billie, billy, Chile, chilli (US chili), chilly, Dili, dilly, filly, frilly, ghillie, gillie, Gilly, Lillee, lily, Lyly, papillae, Philly, Piccadilly, piccalilli, silly, skilly, stilly, Tilly, willy-nilly

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