loft

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɒft/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lɔft, lɑft/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lôft, loft)


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loft

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [spacious, compact, luxurious, cozy, small] loft
  2. a [one] -hundred square foot loft
  3. lives in a [suburban, downtown, city center] loft
  4. [has, rents] a loft
  5. a loft with exposed brick (walls)
  6. a [warehouse, factory] converted into lofts
  7. converted the [warehouse] into a loft
  8. UK: insulated the loft
  9. UK: use the loft for storage
  10. UK: keep [old photos, albums, heirlooms] in the loft
  11. UK: rummaging around in the loft for [old photos]
  12. UK: heard [noises, banging, a crash] in the loft
  13. UK: a loft with [an extendable, a fold-out] ladder
  14. give the [ball, golf ball] some loft
  15. too much loft on the [pitch, shot, throw]
v
  1. lofted the ball [upfield, forward, over the goalkeeper, to the striker]
  2. [tried, attempted, wanted] to loft the ball (upfield)
  3. lofted it into [the air, the sky, space, orbit]
  4. the [rocket] was lofted into [space]
  5. lofted the [driver, wedge, 5 iron]
  6. loft your bed
n as adj
  1. had a loft party
  2. UK: a loft conversion [agency, specialist, service]
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