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English adjective: Attic

1. Attic of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times


SamplesAttic Greek.


English noun: attic

1. attic (artifact) floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage


Synonymsgarret, loft


Broader (hypernym)floor, level, storey, story


Narrower (hyponym)cockloft, hayloft, haymow, mow


Part meronymhouse

2. Attic (communication) the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia


SynonymsClassical Greek, Ionic, Ionic dialect


Broader (hypernym)Ancient Greek

3. attic (body) informal terms for a human head


Synonymsbean, bonce, dome, noggin, noodle


Broader (hypernym)human head

4. attic (artifact) (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof


Broader (hypernym)wall


Part meronymentablature


Domain categoryarchitecture









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