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  1. a style of car having a rigid metal top and no center posts between windows.
  2. Also called hardtop convertible. a similar style of car that is designed to resemble a convertible.

Origin of hardtop

First recorded in 1945–50; hard + top1
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British Dictionary definitions for hardtop


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