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Definition of cleft:

  1. A disease in horses; a crack on the band of the pastern.
  2. A piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood.
  3. A space or opening made by splitting; a crack; a crevice; as, the cleft of a rock.
  4. Divided; split; partly divided or split.
  5. imp. & p. p. from Cleave.
  6. Incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf.
  7. of Cleave

Synonyms:

quip, crack, whirl, chap, offer, bisulcate, fling, snap, pass, wisecrack, dissected, shot, fissure, crevice, cracking, cloven, sally, compound, crack cocaine, open, cleavage, divided, torn, tornado, fracture, cranny, go, scissure.

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