Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: garret
IPA transcription: [ɡ'ɛɹɪt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: loft, attic, garret
    Meaning: floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
Usage examples
  • I fell from the garret that time.
  • "I climb up to the garret every day.
  • I might fall from the garret again to-morrow.
  • "Come, sirs," he heard him say, "light me to their garret.
  • "I'm giving Anne that half dozen braided rugs I have in the garret.
  • She had moved from the wall of the garret, very near to the bench on which he sat.
  • It is better to possess it, living in a garret, than to be the inhabitant of palaces without it.
  • One of her chief entertainments was to sit in her garret, or walk about it, and "suppose" things.
  • That night she sat in her room till all was still, and then she stole into the garret and began a search.
  • He said to her in a very gruff voice, "Here you, Mary, you go up into the garret and bring down the cradle."