mansard

Definitions of mansard
1

n a hip roof having two slopes on each side

Synonyms:
mansard roof
Types:
French roof
a mansard roof with sides that are nearly perpendicular
Type of:
curb roof
a roof with two or more slopes on each side of the ridge

adj (of a roof) having two slopes on all sides with the lower slope steeper than the upper

“the story formed by a mansard roof is usually called the garret”
Synonyms:
hipped
(of a roof) sloping on all sides

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