headroom


head·room

noun \ˈhed-ˌrüm, -ˌrm\

: the space between the top of your head and a ceiling or roof when you are standing or sitting

Full Definition of HEADROOM

:  vertical space in which to stand, sit, or move

Examples of HEADROOM

  1. He's looking for a car with a lot of headroom.

First Known Use of HEADROOM

1841

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