roofless [roof-lis, roo f-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- having no .
- without the shelter of a house: roofless refugees.
Origin of roofless First recorded in 1600–10;+ Examples from the Web for roofless Contemporary Examples of roofless
The veranda, roofless and open to the bitter blue sky where the seasonal gu rains sputter, serves as a makeshift neonatal ward.
August 13, 2011
An entire section of the roof ripped off, leaving passengers exposed as though sitting on the top deck of a roofless tour bus.
April 2, 2011
Historical Examples of roofless
There it was—that roofless cottage—that tholthan under the deep trees like a dungeon.
Our only possible mess was a roofless gun-pit not far from a road.
George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
The room where Richard was born is roofless and uninhabitable.
They had gained one of the roofless halls, when he encountered Balthazar.
William Harrison Ainsworth
It was roofless; the walls had, in places, fallen; and the ruins were covered with vegetation.
G. A. Henty