duplex apartment


: an apartment having rooms on two floors

Examples of duplex apartment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The duplex apartment sits opposite Claridge’s and features Art Deco interiors inspired by the iconic hotel, with tons of ornate details like oak wood floors, antique gold finishes, and elaborate marble work. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 21 Dec. 2023 In October 2021, Shira Blatt 38, and Brad Cohn, 32, welcomed about 80 guests into their three-bedroom duplex apartment in Crown Heights. Alix Strauss, New York Times, 6 Oct. 2023 The 12-story co-op at 927 Fifth Avenue, near 74th Street, contains ten full-floor and duplex apartments, occupied by ten families. Curbed, 17 May 2023 That penthouse was a duplex apartment spanning 10,923 square feet with six bedrooms and six bathrooms, WSJ reported. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 11 July 2023 According to a state police affidavit, a week before the shooting, Kaylor and his family − who live in a duplex apartment above the victims - accused Devin Smith of indecent exposure. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 21 June 2023 And yes, there was a vacancy — a cozy duplex apartment carved from a two-story house at the end. Nancy Hass Ilyes Griyeb, New York Times, 9 May 2023 Myers previously sold a duplex apartment in the Soho area for $13.2 million in 2018, per The New York Post. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 3 May 2023 In the dining room of a duplex apartment with panoramic views of Paris, interior designer François Champsaur created a custom banquette upholstered in linen, as well as tables with brass tops and black-lacquer bases; the Cloud pendant is by Frank Gehry, and the chairs are by Charles and Ray Eames. Kate McGregor, ELLE Decor, 17 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of duplex apartment was circa 1925

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“Duplex apartment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duplex%20apartment. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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