sun·​deck | \ ˈsən-ˌdek \

Definition of sundeck

1 : the usually upper deck of a ship that is exposed to the most sun
2 : a roof, deck, or terrace for sunning

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Synonyms for sundeck


balcony, deck, terrace

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Examples of sundeck in a Sentence

the girls spent the afternoon reading and tanning on the sundeck

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On the roof, along with a sundeck that offers views of the skyline, sits the Tel Aviv branch of London's Dinings restaurant. Debra Kamin, Town & Country, "Tel Aviv Gets Glamorous," 8 Oct. 2015 Like Vici, Amo has plenty of amenities, including a sundeck overlooking the piazza, free wireless Internet hotspots, dual-paned windows and a private patio or balcony in many units. Phillip Molnar,, "Inside Little Italy's apartment rush," 18 May 2018 Interspersed with native landscaping, the space has a 25-yard swimming pool, sundeck, private cabanas, hot tub, fire pits, grilling stations and community gardens. Pamela Dittmer Mckuen,, "In River North, known for its galleries, new apartment tower goes arty," 21 Mar. 2018 At one end are the sundeck and swimming pool, which are surrounded by cabanas, fire pits and grilling stations. Pamela Dittmer Mckuen,, "New, luxe Gold Coast apartments go for 'understated elegance'," 20 Sep. 2017 One feature the company’s research found to be in demand by consumers is an outdoor water play area, complete with a sundeck and bar that will be open seasonally, Fabico said. Yadira Sanchez Olson, Lake County News-Sun, "Construction nears the home stretch at Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee," 18 Apr. 2018 Terraces attached to both stories overlook the grounds, which offer an outdoor kitchen, a sundeck and a swimming pool with a spa. Jack Flemming,, "Reality TV producer Mark Cronin seeks $8 million for Italian Revival estate in San Marino," 18 Apr. 2018 Adults-only, the resort hits it out of the park with an edge-less pool, sundeck, umbrella tables and spa tub. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "Best pools in the Caribbean, 2018 edition," 20 Feb. 2018 The amenity level, located on the 17th floor, will include an outdoor sundeck, a pool, gym, club area and entertaining space. Ely Portillo, charlotteobserver, "Here’s our first look at uptown’s newest banking tower | Charlotte Observer," 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of sundeck

1876, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of sundeck was in 1876

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English Language Learners Definition of sundeck

: a deck on a ship or an outside area on a building where people can sit in the sun

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