Meaning of “roof” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ruːf/
Extra Examples
I think we may have a leak in the roof.The roof collapsed under the weight of snow.The roof was supported by timbers.The strong wind caused serious damage to the roof.She dared her friend to climb onto the roof.

A2 [ C ] the surface that covers the top of a building or vehicle:

a flat/sloping roof
He climbed onto the roof.
the roof of your mouth

the top part of the inside of your mouth

(Definition of “roof” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)