Bedeutung von “steep” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /stiːp/
Extra Examples
We struggled up a steep ascent.You have to go up a steep hill in order to get to the house.The island was surrounded by steep cliffs.The river flows through a steep canyon.The steep, sloping roofs help rainwater to drain off.

B1 A steep slope, hill, etc goes up or down very quickly:

The hill was too steep to cycle up.

A steep increase or fall in something is very big and quick:

a steep rise in prices
PRICE informal

very expensive:

Hotel prices are steep at $300 for a room.
steeply adverb

Food prices have risen steeply.
steepness noun [ U ]

(Definition von “steep adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)