cockloft

noun cock·loft \ ˈkäk-ˌlȯft \

Definition of cockloft

: a small garret

Examples of cockloft in a Sentence

  1. the ski chalet features additional sleeping quarters in its cockloft, which is accessible through a pull-down ladder

Origin and Etymology of cockloft

probably from 1cock


Learn More about cockloft


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cockloft? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the quality or state of being insatiable

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a-closeup-of-a-sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!