noun. ['ˈsɔfɪt'] the underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.).
- soffite (French)
- soffitto (Italian)
Example sentences of the word soffit
1. Noun, singular or mass
Even a hole in the soffit to let a pipe through can leave enough of a gap for a squirrel to get in.
For instance, if you like the idea of using tall custom-made upper cabinets in a kitchen with a 9-foot ceiling, this may leave only 6 inches of soffit space at the top.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This measurement will let you know how many soffit board widths there will be from the fascia to the eave.