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Definition of "loft" []

  • A large, usually unpartitioned floor over a factory, warehouse, or other commercial or industrial space. (noun)
  • Such a floor converted into an apartment or artist's studio. (noun)
  • An open space under a roof; an attic or garret. (noun)
  • A gallery or balcony, as in a church. (noun)
  • A hayloft. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "loft" in a sentence
  • "Located in the Spears Building on West 22nd Street, the loft is approximately 3,600 sq. feet with three bedrooms and three bathrooms."
  • "The room has a loft that leads to the bedrooms on the new second floor, and underneath the loft is the family homeschool area."
  • "The first location was down near Wall Street, in what they call a loft, and we were divided in sections that did different parts of the process."