Definition of


  1. (noun, object) a steep descent of the water of a river
  2. (noun, plant) the petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Falls


Alternate forms of Falls

Hyponyms: cascade, cataract

Hypernyms: body of water, chlamys, floral envelope, perianth, perigone, perigonium, water

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment


(geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington)

Recent Searches

fauceous, fesi, feci, vasi, fiticous