un·​roof ˌən-ˈrüf How to pronounce unroof (audio)
unroofed; unroofing; unroofs

transitive verb

: to strip off the roof or covering of

Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unroof was in 1598

Dictionary Entries Near unroof

Cite this Entry

“Unroof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unroof. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!