What does landslide mean?

Definitions for landslideˈlændˌslaɪd; ˈlændˌslɪp

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. landslide(noun)

    an overwhelming electoral victory

    "Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide"

  2. landslide, landslip(noun)

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


  1. landslide(Noun)

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

  2. landslide(Noun)

    A vote won by a wide or overwhelming majority.

    The candidate won by a landslide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landslide(noun)

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

  2. Landslide(noun)

    the land which slips down


  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.

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  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ali Mohamed Shein:

    I expect to win with a landslide victory.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    And we have won almost all of them with overwhelming, landslide numbers.

  3. Margaret Cho:

    I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    I hope we keep it on the issues, because if it's about our records, hey, I'm going to win by a landslide.

  5. Guna Raj Luintel:

    Trends so far suggest they could win a two-thirds majority. If that happened, that will be a landslide win.

Images & Illustrations of landslide

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