What does landslide mean?

Definitions for landslide
ˈlændˌslaɪd; ˈlændˌslɪpland·slide

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word landslide.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. landslidenoun

    an overwhelming electoral victory

    "Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide"

  2. landslide, landslipnoun

    a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff

Wiktionary

  1. landslidenoun

    A natural disaster that involves the breakup and downhill flow of rock, mud, water and anything caught in the path.

  2. landslidenoun

    A vote won by a wide or overwhelming majority.

    The candidate won by a landslide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landslidenoun

    the slipping down of a mass of land from a mountain, hill, etc

  2. Landslidenoun

    the land which slips down

Freebase

  1. Landslide

    A landslide or landslip is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movement, such as rockfalls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows, which can occur in offshore, coastal and onshore environments. Although the action of gravity is the primary driving force for a landslide to occur, there are other contributing factors affecting the original slope stability. Typically, pre-conditional factors build up specific sub-surface conditions that make the area/slope prone to failure, whereas the actual landslide often requires a trigger before being released.

Suggested Resources

  1. landslide

    Song lyrics by landslide -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by landslide on the Lyrics.com website.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce landslide?

How to say landslide in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of landslide in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of landslide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of landslide in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    You did indeed have a landslide election. That was a great election.

  2. Melania Trump:

    These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly unfairly treated for so long, go home with love in peace. Remember this day forever!

  3. Henry Kissinger:

    Nixon had three goals to win by the biggest electoral landslide in history to be remembered as a peacemaker and to be accepted by the 'Establishment' as an equal. He achieved all these objectives at the end of 1972 and the beginning of 1973. And he lost them all two months later-partly because he turned a dream into an obsession.

  4. Richard Hewston:

    For example, in India and Pakistan, to some extent, there are building codes in place but they are very weakly implemented. You see construction going on, on the sides of landslide-prone mountains or in flood plains, in theory, there's urban planning.

  5. Donald Trump:

    It takes a lot more than being glib. She's not going to win, she got fired, and she ran for office and she lost in a landslide -- I don't see that at as being necessarily great potential.

Images & Illustrations of landslide

  1. landslidelandslidelandslidelandslidelandslide

Popularity rank by frequency of use

landslide#10000#29316#100000

Translations for landslide

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for landslide »

Translation

Find a translation for the landslide definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these landslide definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "landslide." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 28 Oct. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/landslide>.

    Are we missing a good definition for landslide? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    formal separation from an alliance or federation
    • A. reciprocal
    • B. vigorish
    • C. dint
    • D. secession

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for landslide: