Definition of rooftop in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈro͞ofˌtäp/
Pronunciation: /ˈro͝ofˌtäp/


The outer surface of a building’s roof.
Example sentences
  • Hundreds of people are still waiting to be rescued from the rooftops of homes and buildings.
  • While driving past an industrial park, I observed many buildings with empty rooftops.
  • Pigeons cooed from the rooftops of buildings, and rats scurried along the floor.


shout something from the rooftops

see shout.

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Syllabification: roof·top

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