Definition of unroof in English:

unroof

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Remove the roof of.

    ‘the wind was strong enough to uproot trees and unroof about 50 houses’
    • ‘The damage ranges from a house being unroofed at St Mary's to trees being uprooted throughout the state.’
    • ‘In the outer parts of the town there was a greater number of cabins completely unroofed and rendered uninhabitable.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Our house was partially unroofed, the slates lay thick upon the ground.’
    • ‘It was accompanied by a rapid temperature drop, and a squally wind change strong enough to uproot trees and unroof about 50 houses.’

Pronunciation:

unroof

/ʌnˈruːf/