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Meaning of PENTHOUSE

Pronunciation:  'pent`haws

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an apartment located on the top floors of a building

PENTHOUSE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: apartment, flat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pent"house`\, n. [A corruption of pentice.]
    A shed or roof sloping from the main wall or building, as
    over a door or window; a lean-to. Also figuratively. ``The
    penthouse of his eyes.'' --Sir W. Scott.
  2. \Pent"house`\, a.
    Leaning; overhanging. ``Penthouse lid.'' --Shak. ``My
    penthouse eyebrows.'' --Dryden.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a penthouse, represents the creative and spiritual aspect of yourself. You are looking a life from a new perspective abd accessing your highest potential.
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