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Roofed

verb; other word formation type metonymy
Term in volleyball to describe a strong defensive block on an attempt at a kill by the opposition. Usually shouted with excitement by fans when a strong hitting attempt is blocked right back in the hitter’s face.
 
*volleyball player blocked* "ROOFED!"
Etymology : roof from ME "hrof" + ed
Source : November 2010 Rice volleyball game
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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