Definition of worktop in English:



  • A flat surface for working on, especially in a kitchen.

    North American term countertop
    • ‘His kitchen worktops offer a prime example of this approach.’
    • ‘As well as the debris scattered around the worktops, muddy footprints covered the whole kitchen.’
    • ‘The kitchens are hand crafted, with porcelain handles and granite worktops.’
    • ‘It stocks more than 100 different types of stone, from slab suitable for kitchen worktops to floor tiles and mosaic sets.’
    • ‘Finally Jo found his keys on the kitchen worktop and slipped them into his pocket.’
    • ‘The kitchen has granite worktops and a Belfast sink.’
    • ‘She later discovered that her purse, containing £100 and credit cards, was missing from a kitchen worktop.’
    • ‘We've been oiling and waxing the worktops in the kitchen and the floor in the hall respectively today.’
    • ‘The dining room is now full of building materials and equipment and I have the kitchen units and worktops to be delivered yet.’
    • ‘Features include polished oak flooring, handmade timber kitchen units with oak worktops and a cast iron fireplace with tiled inset in the dining room.’
    • ‘A breakfast bar has been incorporated into the kitchen's granite effect worktops.’
    • ‘He came closer and leant heavily on the kitchen worktop, putting the bottle down.’
    • ‘In the kitchen, granite worktops are teamed with light beech presses, and a large island unit is used as a breakfast area.’
    • ‘Lorraine responded by asking us to keep him off the kitchen worktops.’
    • ‘The kitchen has fitted oak units, granite worktops and a tiled floor.’
    • ‘Anyway, I can see straight into the kitchen, to the worktop over the oven.’
    • ‘The kitchen features slick matt white units and granite worktops, while the south-facing bay window grants a view over the garden.’
    • ‘Clutter in the kitchen along the worktops should also be avoided, especially if this area is visible from the sitting area.’
    • ‘The kitchen features granite worktops, cherrywood units, a walk-in larder and integrated Neff appliances as standard.’
    • ‘I proudly brought it into the house and set it down on the kitchen worktop.’
    bench, board, work surface, counter, desk, bar, buffet, stand, workbench, worktable, top, horizontal surface, surface
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