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addaword.gifdefinition of splitop

noun
the act of opening the top of a soft drink can
When thirsty, there is nothing more refreshing than to hear the sound of a coke can's splitop.
Submitted by: Mandy from South Africa on 23/06/2011 14:16:00
Definition of splitop from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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