[roof-lis, roo f-]
- having no roof.
- without the shelter of a house: roofless refugees.
Origin of roofless
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Examples from the Web for roofless
The veranda, roofless and open to the bitter blue sky where the seasonal gu rains sputter, serves as a makeshift neonatal ward.Somalia Famine Aid Stolen: U.N.
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.Why Planes Fall Apart
April 2, 2011
There it was—that roofless cottage—that tholthan under the deep trees like a dungeon.The Manxman
Our only possible mess was a roofless gun-pit not far from a road.Pushed and the Return Push
George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
The room where Richard was born is roofless and uninhabitable.Richard I
They had gained one of the roofless halls, when he encountered Balthazar.Rookwood
William Harrison Ainsworth
It was roofless; the walls had, in places, fallen; and the ruins were covered with vegetation.On the Irrawaddy
G. A. Henty