Adjective "unroofing" definition and examples

(Unroofing may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ʌnˈruːf/

Definitions and examples

verb

Remove the roof of.
  1. 'Only 12 houses in the town of 3500 residents survived being blown flat or unroofed, and damage was also widespread in Cairns, Babinda, and on the Atherton Tableland.'
  2. 'Our house was partially unroofed, the slates lay thick upon the ground.'
  3. 'The damage ranges from a house being unroofed at St Mary's to trees being uprooted throughout the state.'

More definitions

1. to take off the roof or covering of.

More examples(as adjective)

"houses can be unroofing."

Origin

(unroof)