flattop

play
noun flat·top \ˈflat-ˌtäp\

Definition of flattop

  1. :  something with a flat or flattened upper surface: such asa :  aircraft carrierb :  a modified crew cut

Recent Examples of flattop from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'flattop'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of flattop

1940


FLATTOP Defined for English Language Learners

flattop

play
noun

Definition of flattop for English Language Learners

  • : a haircut in which the hair is very short on the sides and flat and evenly cut on top

Learn More about flattop


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up flattop? 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

set in a bent position

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

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!