Definition of earthslip in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈəːθslɪp/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A collapse of a mass of earth from a mountain or cliff.
Example sentences
  • The dam burst a few hours after the second earthslip.
  • Several properties, consisting of meadows and vineyards, have been utterly destroyed by a great earthslip.
  • Should an earthslip occur after the reservoir is filled the consequences would be severe.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: earth|slip

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.