housetop

[ hous-top ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌtɒp /

noun

the top or roof of a house.

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Idioms for housetop

    from the housetops, publicly; generally: The day I got my promotion I wanted to shout it from the housetops.

Origin of housetop

First recorded in 1520–30; house + top1
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British Dictionary definitions for housetop

housetop
/ (ˈhaʊsˌtɒp) /

noun

the roof of a house
proclaim from the housetops to announce (something) publicly
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