rooftop

[ roof-top, roo f- ]
/ ˈrufˌtɒp, ˈrʊf- /

noun

the roof of a building, especially the outer surface.

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Origin of rooftop

First recorded in 1605–15; roof + top1
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British Dictionary definitions for rooftop

rooftop
/ (ˈruːfˌtɒp) /

noun

the outside part of the roof of a building
shout from the rooftops to proclaim (something) publicly
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Idioms and Phrases with rooftop

rooftop

see shout from the rooftops.

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