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n. Informal
1. An aircraft carrier.
2. A short haircut in which the hair is brushed straight up and cropped flat across the top.
3. An acoustic guitar having a flat piece of wood on the side where the strings are, a single sound hole in the center of the body, and a bridge attached just below the sound hole.


(Military) US an informal name for aircraft carrier



1. Informal. an aircraft carrier.
2. a crew cut in which the hair is cropped in a flat plane across the top.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flattop - a closely cropped haircutflattop - a closely cropped haircut; usually for men
haircut - the style in which hair has been cut
2.flattop - a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landingsflattop - a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
arrester, arrester hook - a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
flight deck, landing deck - the upper deck of an aircraft carrier; used as a runway
combat ship, war vessel, warship - a government ship that is available for waging war


n (US inf: = aircraft carrier) → Flugzeugträger m
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