rooftop
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1611 roof; especially the outer surface of a roof

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rooftop — 1610s; see ROOF (Cf. roof) + TOP (Cf. top) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rooftop — [ro͞of′täp΄, roof′täp΄] n. the roof of a building …   English World dictionary

  • rooftop — UK [ˈruːfˌtɒp] / US [ˈrufˌtɑp] noun [countable] Word forms rooftop : singular rooftop plural rooftops a) the outside of the roof of a building, especially when you are looking at it from above a jumble of red rooftops b) [only before noun] used… …   English dictionary

  • rooftop — noun Rooftop is used before these nouns: ↑antenna, ↑protest, ↑terrace …   Collocations dictionary

  • rooftop — roof|top [ ruf,tap ] noun count the outside of the roof of a building, especially when you are looking at it from above: a jumble of red rooftops a. only before noun used about something that is built on a roof: a rooftop restaurant/swimming pool …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rooftop — [[t]ru͟ːftɒp[/t]] rooftops also roof top 1) N COUNT A rooftop is the outside part of the roof of a building. Below us you could glimpse the rooftops of a few small villages. 2) PHRASE: PHR after v If you shout something from the rooftops, you say …   English dictionary

  • rooftop — See: SHOUT PROM THE HOUSE TOPS or SHOUT FROM THE ROOFTOPS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rooftop — See: SHOUT PROM THE HOUSE TOPS or SHOUT FROM THE ROOFTOPS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rooftop — /roohf top , roof /, n. the roof of a building, esp. the outer surface. [1605 15; ROOF + TOP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rooftop — noun The top surface of a roof …   Wiktionary

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