1. designed to fit or be used on a countertop: a countertop microwave oven.

Origin of countertop

First recorded in 1895–1900; counter1 + top1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for countertop

Contemporary Examples of countertop

  • There is a special place in hell reserved for people who cut on granite or glass boards or directly on the countertop.

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    The Dirty Truth About Cutting Boards

    Chad Ward

    September 1, 2009

Word Origin and History for countertop

1878, from counter (n.) + top (n.1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper