Definition of attic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈætɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈætɪk//
Rooms in a house
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a room or space just below the roof of a house, often used for storing things furniture stored in the attic an attic bedroom Her photography studio was a converted attic. compare garret, loft See related entries: Rooms in a house Word Originlate 17th cent. (as an architectural term designating a small order above a taller one): from French attique, from Latin Atticus ‘relating to Athens or Attica’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: attic