: a closure that can be pulled by hand to open a can

Examples of pop-top in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The leak-resistant pop-top lids also ensure that the food won’t spill in a bag or backpack while traveling to class. Alida Nugent, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Sep. 2023 Its latest pop-top arrives 39 years after the famed Beetle Convertible and 16 years after VW's blocky Rabbit Convertible. Larry Griffin, Car and Driver, 27 July 2023 The lengthy Jaguar exhibits a few shakes and shudders not found in, say, the stubby Porsche 911 Cabriolet, though the Jag is certainly far from the shakiest pop-top around. Larry Griffin, Car and Driver, 24 Apr. 2023 Their pop-top trailer, like an Airstream, is shaped like a bullet, but stands at under 7 feet tall when collapsed. Olivia Peluso, Forbes, 16 Mar. 2023 Styling combines elements that are quintessential Airstream, but with thoughtful elements including a pop-top roof to increase interior headroom. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 9 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pop-top was in 1957

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“Pop-top.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pop-top. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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