hit the deck

Definition of hit the deck

  1. :  to drop down to the floor suddenly She hit the deck when the gunfire started.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to reach with or as if with a sudden blow

    :  to come in quick forceful contact with

    :  to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion

  1. :  an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something :  an act or instance of hitting or being hit

    :  a stroke of luck

    :  a great success

deckplay
  1. :  a platform in a ship serving usually as a structural element and forming the floor for its compartments

    :  something resembling the deck of a ship: such as

    :  a story or tier of a building (such as a sports stadium)

  1. :  cover

    :  to clothe in a striking or elegant manner :  array

    :  decorate


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