Definition of countertop in English:


Syllabification: coun·ter·top
Pronunciation: /ˈkountərˌtäp


North American
  • A flat surface for working on, especially in a kitchen.
    More example sentences
    • It's gotten to the point where stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops are standard in luxury buildings.
    • Upon returning home, Giovanni can't help but notice the chips in the ashtrays and teapots, the scratches on the countertops.
    • The germs survive for hours - even days - on hospital rails, bed sheets and countertops.

More definitions of countertop

Definition of countertop in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space