A roofless building has no roof, usually because the building has been damaged or has not been used for a long time.

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  • Roofless — Roof less, a. 1. Having no roof; as, a roofless house. [1913 Webster] 2. Having no house or home; shelterless; homeless. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roofless — /roohf lis, roof /, adj. 1. having no roof. 2. without the shelter of a house: roofless refugees. [1600 10; ROOF + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • roofless — adjective Without a roof, open to the sky. Before the tornado we had a dining room with a skylight, after it we had a roofless home with too much ventilation …   Wiktionary

  • roofless — roof ► NOUN (pl. roofs) 1) the structure forming the upper covering of a building or vehicle. 2) the top inner surface of a covered area or space. 3) the upper limit or level of prices or wages. ► VERB (usu. be roofed) ▪ cover with or as a roof …   English terms dictionary

  • roofless — adjective 1. not having a roof the hurricane left hundreds of house roofless • Ant: ↑roofed 2. physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another James Stern •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • roofless — adjective see roof I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • roofless — roof|less [ rufləs ] adjective with no roof …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • roofless — roof·less || ruːlɪs adj. lacking a roof, not covered with a roof; homeless, lacking a shelter in which to live …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roofless — roof·less …   English syllables

  • roofless — /ˈrufləs/ (say roohfluhs) adjective 1. having no roof. 2. without the shelter of a house; homeless …   Australian English dictionary

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