pali pali (pah-lee) (n) Hawaiian for a steep or sheer cliff. For example: Driving over the pali with its twisting roads always made Zader a little car sick. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Connect with: Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.