a gable roof, each side of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one.
Compare (def 1).
(mainly Brit) a hipped roof having a small gable at both ends
(mainly US & Canadian) a roof having two slopes on both sides, the lower slopes being steeper than the upper Compare mansard (sense 1)
[gam-brahy-nuh s] /gæmˈbraɪ nəs/ noun 1. a mythical Flemish king, the reputed inventor of beer. /ɡæmˈbraɪnəs/ noun 1. a legendary Flemish king who was said to have invented beer
[gam-byoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /gæmˈbyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/ noun 1. any fish of the genus Gambusia, comprising small livebearers that feed on aquatic insect larvae and are used to control mosquitoes.
[geym] /geɪm/ noun 1. an amusement or pastime: children’s games. 2. the material or equipment used in playing certain games: a store selling toys and games. 3. a competitive activity involving skill, chance, or endurance on the part of two or more persons who play according to a set of rules, usually for their own […]
[geym-bag] /ˈgeɪmˌbæg/ noun 1. a , usually of leather or canvas, for carrying , especially birds, killed by a hunter.