attic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “attic” in the English Dictionary

"attic" in British English

See all translations

atticnoun [C]

uk   /ˈæt.ɪk/  us   /ˈæt̬-/
B2 the ​space or ​room at the ​top of a ​building, under the ​roof, often used for ​storing things: I've got ​boxes of ​oldclothes in the attic. an attic ​bedroom at the ​top of the ​house
(Definition of attic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"attic" in American English

See all translations

atticnoun [C]

 us   /ˈæt̬·ɪk/
a ​space in a ​house just under the ​roof, often used for ​storing things
(Definition of attic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “attic”
in Korean 다락…
in Arabic عِلَّيّة…
in Malaysian loteng…
in French grenier…
in Russian чердак…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閣樓, 頂樓…
in Italian soffitta…
in Turkish tavan arası…
in Polish strych…
in Spanish ático, desván, buhardilla…
in Vietnamese phòng áp mái…
in Portuguese sótão…
in Thai ห้องใต้หลังคา…
in German der Speicher…
in Catalan golfes…
in Japanese 屋根裏(部屋)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阁楼, 顶楼…
in Indonesian loteng…
What is the pronunciation of attic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More