follow Dictionary.com

7 Essential Words of Fall

hilltop

[hil-top] /ˈhɪlˌtɒp/
noun
1.
the top or summit of a hill.
verb (used without object), hilltopped, hilltopping.
2.
Fox Hunting.
  1. to follow the progress of a hunt on horseback but without jumping.
  2. to follow the hunt on foot or in an automobile.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English. See hill, top1
Related forms
hilltopper, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for hilltops
  • It does not normally snow, though occasionally the hilltops get a dusting.
Word Origin and History for hilltops

hilltop

n.

c.1400, from hill + top (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hilltop

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hilltops

13
15
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hilltops