rooftop [roof-top, roo f-] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the roof of a building, especially the outer surface.

Origin of rooftop First recorded in 1605–15; roof + top1 Examples from the Web for rooftop Contemporary Examples of rooftop

  • Flash says it after watching Arrow swing off a rooftop; Arrow says it seconds later as he watches Flash run away.

    ‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie

    Sujay Kumar

    October 7, 2014

  • We stood on the rooftop of a derelict farmhouse meters away from a Turkish tank and a razor wire fence marking the end of Turkey.

    Impotent U.S. Airstrikes, Passive Turks and an ISIS Triumph

    Jamie Dettmer

    October 3, 2014

  • Rooftop solar—individual homeowners putting generating systems on their roofs—is also booming in Arizona.

    Panel Discussion

    The Daily Beast

    September 8, 2014

  • Shots were fired from the rooftop of the burning building and paramedics said at least five people were killed by gunfire.

    Carnage in Ukraine: Dozens of Pro-Russia Activists Die in Odessa

    Jamie Dettmer

    May 3, 2014

  • And in 43 states, utilities are required to buy the power that a rooftop system produces but does not use.

    Solar Power Burns Old Utilities’ Business Models

    Daniel Gross

    April 24, 2014

  • Historical Examples of rooftop

  • It was moved to the edge of the light circle which was the bowl on that rooftop of Urtraria.

    Wanderer of Infinity

    Harl Vincent

  • He hovered above, and dropped, light as a feather, upon the rooftop.

    Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930


  • Miela turned and shouted something to the girls on the rooftop.

    The Fire People

    Ray Cummings

  • Mobs of citizens choked the alleys, and every rooftop was full.

    Black Amazon of Mars

    Leigh Brackett

  • Near by, a light roused a rooster on some rooftop to let out a loud call.

    The Five Arrows

    Allan Chase

  • British Dictionary definitions for rooftop rooftop noun

    1. the outside part of the roof of a building
    2. shout from the rooftops to proclaim (something) publicly

    Idioms and Phrases with rooftop rooftop

    see shout from the rooftops.

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