Definition of worktop in English:



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

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