sundeck

noun sun·deck \ ˈsən-ˌdek \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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

Examples of sundeck in a Sentence

  1. the girls spent the afternoon reading and tanning on the sundeck

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First Known Use of sundeck

1876

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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sundeck Synonyms

Synonyms

balcony, deck, terrace;

Related Words

gallery;

lanai, porch, stoop, veranda (or verandah);


SUNDECK Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sundeck for English Language Learners

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



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