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Meaning of "penthouse" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PENTHOUSE

Pentis (later penthouse, by folk etymology), from Old French apentis, from Late Latin appendicium appendage, from Latin appendere to hang from.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PENTHOUSE

penthouse  [ˈpɛntˌhaʊs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PENTHOUSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Penthouse is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PENTHOUSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of penthouse in the English dictionary

The first definition of penthouse in the dictionary is a flat or maisonette built onto the top floor or roof of a block of flats. Other definition of penthouse is a construction on the roof of a building, esp one used to house machinery. Penthouse is also a shed built against a building, esp one that has a sloping roof.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PENTHOUSE


boathouse
ˈbəʊtˌhaʊs
cathouse
ˈkætˌhaʊs
charthouse
ˈtʃɑːtˌhaʊs
clubhouse
ˈklʌbˌhaʊs
courthouse
ˈkɔːtˌhaʊs
farmhouse
ˈfɑːmˌhaʊs
gatehouse
ˈɡeɪtˌhaʊs
greenhouse
ˈɡriːnˌhaʊs
guesthouse
ˈɡɛstˌhaʊs
hothouse
ˈhɒtˌhaʊs
lighthouse
ˈlaɪtˌhaʊs
masthouse
ˈmɑːstˌhaʊs
nuthouse
ˈnʌtˌhaʊs
outhouse
ˈaʊtˌhaʊs
pesthouse
ˈpɛstˌhaʊs
pothouse
ˈpɒtˌhaʊs
shithouse
ˈʃɪtˌhaʊs
Statehouse
ˈsteɪtˌhaʊs
steakhouse
ˈsteɪkˌhaʊs
warehouse
ˈwɛəˌhaʊs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PENTHOUSE

pentel
Pentelicus
Pentelikon
pentene
penteteric
penthemimer
penthemimeral
Penthesilea
Penthesileia
Pentheus
pentice
pentimenti
pentimento
pentiti
pentito
Pentland Firth
pentlandite
pentobarbital
pentobarbital sodium
pentobarbitone

WORDS THAT END LIKE PENTHOUSE

beach house
coffee house
detached house
dollhouse
full house
house
house-to-house
in-house
lady of the house
mouse
Mulhouse
on the house
open house
opera house
playhouse
powerhouse
steak house
terraced house
town house
treehouse
Waterhouse

Synonyms and antonyms of penthouse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «penthouse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PENTHOUSE

Find out the translation of penthouse to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of penthouse from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «penthouse» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

顶层豪华公寓
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

penthouse
570 millions of speakers

English

penthouse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सायबान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السقيفة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пентхаус
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cobertura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Penthouse
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

appartement de luxe en attique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penthouse
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Penthouse
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ペントハウス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

펜트하우스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Penthouse
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cái chái
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பென்ட்ஹவுஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पेंटहाउस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çatı katı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

attico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

penthouse
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пентхаус
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

penthouse
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρετιρέ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

penthouse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

takvåningen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

penthouse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of penthouse

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PENTHOUSE»

The term «penthouse» is very widely used and occupies the 15.590 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PENTHOUSE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «penthouse» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «penthouse» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about penthouse

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4 QUOTES WITH «PENTHOUSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word penthouse.
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Justin Guarini
Success is like a high-rise building I'm on the first floor. There are a lot of people in the basement or the parking lot but I was lucky enough to have made it to the first floor and I'm looking to make it to the penthouse.
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Joseph Kosinski
I realized that I loved using computers to create something, but being an architect just wasn't going to keep me interested. The idea of a life spent obsessing over bathroom details for an Upper East Side penthouse was pretty depressing.
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Jane Leavy
In Naples, Fla., I met a self-made man, a multimillionaire, whose round penthouse apartment is home to Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Henry Moore, and Mickey Mantle. He had purchased the most coveted items auctioned by the Mantle family at Madison Square Garden in December 2003.
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Zadie Smith
Can't a rapper insist, like other artists, on a fictional reality, in which he is somehow still on the corner, despite occupying the penthouse suite?

ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PENTHOUSE»

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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PENTHOUSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term penthouse is used in the context of the following news items.
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Socialite quietly sells swish South Yarra penthouse
Ms Jane's penthouse was expected to sell for $2 million. The selling agency declined to comment on any part of the campaign, saying only that ... «Domain News, Jul 15»
2
Designer Bradley Stephens creates Hamptons luxe in Sag Harbor …
There are 15 units in total -- two- and three-bedroom loft-like residences and penthouse units with 10-foot ceilings, custom millwork, oak plank ... «Newsday, Jul 15»
3
Wow House Round-Up: Luxury Penthouse in Arlington Heights …
Here is a look at some of the most impressive homes currently on the market in the Chicago suburbs. Click on the links for more information and ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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Outhouse To Penthouse Win For Johnson & Maxwell at Lime Rock …
(WWLP) – Wreckers to checkers. Two weeks ago the Ford Shelby Mustang of Billy Johnson and Scott Maxwell was destroyed in a racing crash ... «wwlp.com, Jul 15»
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Russian Billionaire Sells Time Warner Center Penthouse for $50.1M
The Time Warner Center penthouse hadn't been Mr. Vavilov's first choice, but when a deal at the Plaza fell through—Mr. Vavilov found the ... «New York Observer, Jul 15»
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Socialite Laree Jane fetches more than $2 million for South Yarra …
The penthouse has been at the centre of legal action taken again Mrs ... It is understood the couple once shared the luxury penthouse which ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
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Danny McBride puts his Hollywood penthouse loft up for rent
Comic actor Danny McBride, known for his role as Kenny Powers on the HBO comedy “Eastbound & Down,” has listed a penthouse loft in ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
8
Penthouse of opulence
The property, a penthouse with an adjoining unit, No. 5A, which was occupied by her daughter Melissa Rivers and grandson Edgar Cooper ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
9
It's a Suite Life: The Ludlow Unveils Stylish Penthouse
Now the brick-clad hotel is back, channeling its rock n' roll roots to unleash its new vibrant 1,500 square feet Penthouse suite upon guests who ... «BLOUIN ARTINFO, Jul 15»
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Luxury Penthouse Has Heated Floors, Temperature-Controlled …
Spectacular luxury penthouse! 5200 sq ft, elegantly appointed cstm unit, in Downtown Arl. Ht, Close to Metra, Restaurants, Theater & Shops. «Patch.com, Jul 15»

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