awning

play
noun aw·ning \ˈȯ-niŋ, ˈä-niŋ\

Definition of awning

  1. :  a rooflike cover extending over or in front of a place (as over the deck or in front of a door or window) as a shelter

awninged

play \-niŋd\ adjective

Examples of awning in a sentence

  1. stayed under the awning outside the shop during the rainstorm

Origin and Etymology of awning

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1582


AWNING Defined for Kids

awning

play
noun aw·ning \ˈȯ-niŋ\

Definition of awning for Students

  1. :  a cover (as of canvas) that shades or shelters like a roof



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