perch verb

ADV. perilously, precariously The hotel was perched precariously on a steep hillside.

PREP. on The birds perched on nearby buildings.

PHRASES be perched high above/on sth The castle is perched high above the valley. | perch/be perched on the edge of sth I perched on the edge of his desk to listen to him. | perch/be perched on top of sth