Definition of Roofless

1. Adjective. Not having a roof. "The hurricane left hundreds of house roofless"

Antonyms: Roofed



2. Adjective. Physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security. "Made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"
Exact synonyms: Dispossessed, Homeless
Similar to: Unfortunate
Derivative terms: Homeless, Homeless, Homelessness

Definition of Roofless

1. a. Having no roof; as, a roofless house.

Definition of Roofless

1. Adjective. Without a roof, open to the sky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roofless

1. having no roof [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roofless

roof tile
roof tiles
roofe
roofed
roofer
roofers
roofie
roofier
roofies
roofiest
roofing
roofing material
roofing paper
roofing tile
roofings
roofless (current term)
rooflessness
rooflet
rooflets
rooflike
roofline
rooflines
roofs
roofscape
roofscapes
roofspace
roofspaces
rooftop
rooftops
rooftree

Literary usage of Roofless

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1. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"AS 1 STOOD BY YON roofless TO in Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear, ... AS I STOOD BY YON roofless Chorus A lassie all alone was making her moan Lamenting ..."

2. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... one may yet stand within the very room (now desolate and roofless) which saw the advent of the infant princess. The walls of the building were, ..."

3. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"Although Linlithgow Castle is at present nothing but a picturesque old ruin, one may yet stand within the very room (now desolate and roofless) which saw ..."

4. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"And I will come again, my luve, Tho' it were ten thousand mile I AS I STOOD BY YON TOWER roofless The " roofless tower" was part of the ruins of Lincluden ..."

5. The Eternal City by Hall Caine (1902)
"... the crest of the hill, standing out against the reddening sky, were like the roofless columns of a ruined temple. day Francesca came up with a letter. ..."

6. Cawnpore by George Otto Trevelyan (1866)
"... bareheaded often, and always roofless, the blazing fury of the tropical beams. The men off guard attempted to contrive for them a partial protection, ..."

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