1. [ adjective ] (of a roof) having two slopes each side of the ridge

"a big barn with a gambrel roof"

Related terms: gabled
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 15510
3. [ noun ] (architecture) a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper
Synonyms: gambrel_roof
Related terms: gable_roof curb_roof
Similar spelling:   Gambrell