American English

Definition of rooftop noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ˈrʊftɑp//
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  • the outside part of the roof of a building From the hill we looked out over the rooftops of Athens. The prisoners staged a rooftop protest.
  • Idioms
    shout, etc. something from the rooftops
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    to talk about something in a very public way He was in love and wanted to shout it from the rooftops.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rooftop