What does garret mean?

Definitions for garretˈgær ɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word garret.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loft, attic, garret(noun)

    floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage


  1. garret(Noun)

    An attic or semi-finished room just beneath the roof of a house.

  2. Origin: Middle English

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garret(noun)

    a turret; a watchtower

  2. Garret(noun)

    that part of a house which is on the upper floor, immediately under or within the roof; an attic

  3. Origin: [OE. garite, garette, watchtower, place of lookout, OF. garite, also meaning, a place of refuge, F. gurite a place of refuge, donjon, sentinel box, fr. OF. garir to preserve, save, defend, F. gurir to cure; of German origin; cf. OHG. werian to protect, defend, hinder, G. wehren, akin to Goth. warjan to hinder, and akin to E. weir, or perhaps to wary. See Weir, and cf. Guerite.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Garret

    gar′et, n. (Shak.) a watch-tower: a room next the roof of a house.—p.adj. Garr′eted, provided with garrets: lodged in a garret.—ns. Garreteer′, one who lives in a garret: a poor author; Garr′et-mas′ter, a cabinet-maker, locksmith, &c., working on his own account for the dealers. [O. Fr. garite, a place of safety, guarir, warir, to preserve (Fr. guérir)—Teut., Old High Ger. warjan, to defend.]

Anagrams for garret »

  1. garter

  2. grater


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of garret in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of garret in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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