awning

noun
aw·​ning | \ ˈȯ-niŋ How to pronounce awning (audio) , ˈä-niŋ \

Definition of awning

: 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

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Other Words from awning

awninged \ ˈȯ-​niŋd How to pronounce awninged (audio) , ˈä-​niŋd \ adjective

Synonyms for awning

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Examples of awning in a Sentence

stayed under the awning outside the shop during the rainstorm
Recent Examples on the Web The sidewalk beneath its awning was littered with cigarette butts and the occasional empty beer bottle. Leslie Jamison, New York Times, "Is It Strange to Say I Miss the Bodies of Strangers?," 22 Sep. 2020 Tamika Palmer, standing beneath the awning of Attorney General Daniel Cameron's Louisville office, stopped speaking multiple times to brush aside tears. Sarah Ladd, The Courier-Journal, "'Far from over': Breonna Taylor's mother speaks at Daniel Cameron's Louisville office," 19 Sep. 2020 Books are available in a tub located outside of the main entrance from the church parking lot which is under the awning. courant.com, "Community News For The Hebron Edition," 4 Sep. 2020 The party, which was in the center of an acre of asphalt, took place beneath an awning that protruded from the side of a sleek black trailer. Doug Maccash | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, "Saints superfans call on Mayor LaToya Cantrell to 'Get us in that Dome'," 13 Sep. 2020 What set the LVs apart are features like a solar awning that generates an additional 1320 watts of power ($14,995) on top of the standard rooftop system, a 5.5-kW generator ($17,995), and an automatic leveling system ($7995). Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, "Living Vehicle Luxury Camping Trailers, a Cool Way to Spend $300K," 11 Sep. 2020 Books are available in a tub located outside of the main entrance from the church parking lot which is under the awning. courant.com, "Community News For The Hebron Edition," 4 Sep. 2020 Setting up an aluminum ladder and opening the awning took another, say, two minutes. Paul Brady, Travel + Leisure, "I Spent Two Nights Sleeping in This Car Tent and Camping Has Never Been More Comfortable," 4 Sep. 2020 Books are available in a tub located outside of the main entrance from the church parking lot which is under the awning. courant.com, "Community News For The Hebron Edition," 4 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of awning

1582, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for awning

origin unknown

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The first known use of awning was in 1582

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15 Oct 2020

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“Awning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/awning. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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awning

noun
aw·​ning | \ ˈȯ-niŋ How to pronounce awning (audio) \

Kids Definition of awning

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

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