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triple–decker

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noun, often attributive tri·ple–deck·er \ˌtri-pəl-ˈde-kər\

Simple Definition of triple–decker

  • : something that has three levels or layers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of triple–decker

  1. :  something having three basic components or levels: asa :  trilogyb :  a sandwich consisting of three pieces of bread and two layers of fillingc :  a 3-story dwelling with an apartment on each floor

1938

First Known Use of triple–decker

1938

Rhymes with triple–decker


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