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noun. ['ˈætɪk'] floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage.
Rhymes with Attic
How do you pronounce attic?
Pronounce attic as ˈætɪk.
US - How to pronounce attic in American English
UK - How to pronounce attic in British English
Sentences with attic
Rafters are the boards that hold the roof of a building above the attic.
2. Noun, singular or mass
An improperly vented attic will have higher humidity levels.
Quotes about attic
1. Too bad Americans can’t export Awesome, because I have boxes and boxes of the stuff just lying around in my attic.
- Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.
2. The atheist staring from his attic window is often nearer to God than the believer caught up in his own false image of God.
- Martin Buber
3. But the not-very-highbrow truth of the matter was that the reading was how I got my ya-yas out.For the sake of my bookish reputation I upgraded to Tolstoy and Steinbeck before I understood them, but my dark secret was that really, I preferred the junk. The Dragonriders of Pern, Flowers in the Attic, The Clan of the Cave Bear. This stuff was like my stash of Playboys under the mattress.
- Julie Powell, Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
noun. the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia.
- Ἀττικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
noun. ['ˈætɪk'] (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof.