headroom

noun head·room \ ˈhed-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of headroom

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

Examples of headroom in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of headroom

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Definition of headroom for English Language Learners

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



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