May 27, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
rappel /rəˈpɛl/ verb
rappel
/rəˈpɛl/
verb

rappels; rappelled; rappelling

A man rappelling down a cliff
A man rappelling down a cliff
Learner's definition of RAPPEL

[no object] US

: to move down a steep cliff, rock, etc., by pushing your feet against its surface and sliding down a rope

  • They rappelled [=(chiefly Brit) abseiled] down the rock's face.

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