fore·​deck ˈfȯr-ˌdek How to pronounce foredeck (audio)
: the forepart of a ship's main deck

Examples of foredeck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This particular owner’s suite covers almost half of the main deck and opens onto a private foredeck lounge. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 May 2024 The 26-footer is rather spacious, too, with the foredeck alone providing seating for up to nine passengers. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 7 May 2024 The private owner’s deck also provides direct access to a foredeck lounge and dining area. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 22 Apr. 2024 The exterior decks are nothing to sneeze at, either, with a Jacuzzi on the sundeck, a beach club at the stern that spans the full beam, and a plush lounge in the foredeck. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 15 Apr. 2024 At the opposite end, the foredeck lounge provides guests with incredible ocean views. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 3 Apr. 2024 Steps away is the 18.7-foot-long resistance pool on the foredeck, along with a Jacuzzi at the stern. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 22 Mar. 2024 The foredeck also has space for other toys and equipment, such as dive compressors. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 Mar. 2024 Reverie also sports a spa on the foredeck and the upper deck for good measure. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 28 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of foredeck was in 1565

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“Foredeck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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fore·​deck ˈfō(ə)r-ˌdek How to pronounce foredeck (audio)
: the front part of a ship's main deck
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