Definition of tarpapered in English:



North American

See tarpaper

  • ‘Her house was a small tarpapered structure that had neither electricity nor plumbing.’
  • ‘Whoever built this put a lot of care into it - the roof was tarpapered and waterproof, and the remains of a moat surrounded the castle.’
  • ‘This one has tarpapered walls and a corrugated asbestos roof added, but you can just make out the joists sitting on the top beam and part of the roof structure.’
  • ‘The cabin was a tarpapered, uninsulated shack with a small wood stove.’
  • ‘The shelters are small-pole barns constructed of local spruce (as are the ‘picnic benches’) with tarpapered roofs.’