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cleft

 
pronunciation:
kleft
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: split; divided.
I recognized Juan by his cleft chin.
synonyms:
split
similar words:
bisected, fractured, halved, ruptured, separated
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an opening made by or as if by a split.
We hid the box in a cleft in the tree.
synonyms:
aperture, crack, cut, slit, split
similar words:
breach, break, fracture, gap, opening, rupture