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hardtop

[ hahrd-top ]
/ ˈhɑrdˌtɒp /
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noun
a style of car having a rigid metal top and no center posts between windows.
Also called hardtop convertible. a similar style of car that is designed to resemble a convertible.
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Origin of hardtop

First recorded in 1945–50; hard + top1
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How to use hardtop in a sentence

  • It was revelatory, demonstrating that this entry-level Ferrari—sometimes unfairly maligned because it has back seats and a retractable hardtop—was capable of delivering the goods in terms of driver engagement.

    The Ferrari Portofino M, reviewed|Jonathan M. Gitlin|May 21, 2021|Ars Technica

British Dictionary definitions for hardtop

hardtop
/ (ˈhɑːdˌtɒp) /

noun
a car equipped with a metal or plastic roof that is sometimes detachable
the detachable hard roof of some sports cars
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