dou·​ble-deck ˌdə-bəl-ˌdek How to pronounce double-deck (audio)
variants or double-decked
: having two decks, levels, or layers
a double-deck bus
a double-deck sandwich

Examples of double-deck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 74-year-old woman was found unresponsive after the double-deck catamaran sank Tuesday morning while heading to a private island, the Associated Press and CBS News reported. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 The Royal Bahamas Police Force was notified of a distressed double-deck catamaran taking on water just before 11 a.m. ET Tuesday. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 15 Nov. 2023 These double-deck shoe organizers are affordable, adjustable, and stack shoes to save a whopping 50% of your shoe storage capacity. Maryal Miller Carter, USA TODAY, 18 Aug. 2023 Clark said a lighter double-deck aircraft that transports 500 people and is powered by more fuel-efficient engines such as Rolls Royce Plc’s still-in-development Ultrafan turbine could offer a solution for scarce airport slots as demand for travel is expected to grow. Siddharth Vikram Philip,, 6 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of double-deck was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Double-deck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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