Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: rafter
IPA transcription: [ɹ'æftɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rafter, balk, baulk
    Meaning: one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rafter
    Meaning: provide (a ceiling) with rafters
Usage examples
  • And all were moved a little, But Colan stood apart, Having first pity, and after Hearing, like rat in rafter, That little worm of laughter That eats the Irish heart.