Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “loft”

loft

noun [C]  /lɔft/ us  

loft noun [C] (ROOF SPACE)

a space at the top of a building under the roof, used for storage or sometimes made into a room, or a raised area built over part of a room that is used esp. for sleeping A loft can also be an apartment in a building that was previously used for industry: She lives in a converted loft.

loft

verb [T]  /lɔft/ us  

loft verb [T] (HIT)

to hit a ball high in the air: The batter lofted the ball into right field.
(Definition of loft from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of loft?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “loft” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

maiden

a girl or young woman

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More