sun·​deck | \ ˈsən-ˌdek How to pronounce sundeck (audio) \

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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the girls spent the afternoon reading and tanning on the sundeck
Recent Examples on the Web There are also elevators inside the home to take guests up to the rooftop sundeck. Hannah Chubb,, "Marrying Millions’ Bill Hutchinson Lists His Miami Castle for $8.25M — See Inside!," 18 Sep. 2020 Now, The Press/321 will feature the second rooftop pool to grace the city's business district, second to the Detroit City Club Apartments on Washington Boulevard, complete with a sundeck and grills. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, "Former Free Press building to be transformed into residential housing with rooftop pool," 16 Sep. 2020 The yachts themselves are 128-feet long and have nine staterooms (for up to 18 guests), a sundeck, a gourmet salon, two outdoor lounges, bar, Jacuzzi, and a gym and fitness area. Travel + Leisure, "This Socially Distant Luxury Cruise Around Ecuador Only Allows 18 People and Travels to Remote Ports," 2 Sep. 2020 Ours is an unusual project—two sets of stairs leading down to the yard, plus a sundeck that connects them—that works out to about 1,300 square feet. Clint Carter, Popular Mechanics, "How to Make Your Deck Last an Extra 10 Years," 22 July 2020 Lupfer showed me the plans: underground garage, elevator, spiral staircase leading from sundeck to swimming pool, pool house with changing rooms. Ariel Sabar, The Atlantic, "A Mystery at Oxford," 13 May 2020 Its 23 guest suites and rooms sit below a large roof terrace with sundecks, hanging gardens, shaded dining areas, a roof-top putting green, and a swimming pool. Claire Trageser, Travel + Leisure, "The 50 Best Romantic Getaways," 28 Apr. 2020 Building amenities include 24-hour door staff, valet parking, a sundeck, exercise room and indoor pool., "Gold Coast condo with 87-foot balcony: $2.8M," 5 Dec. 2019 Some of the standout features include a two-story glass wine room, private apartment, art studio, interior courtyard, infinity pool and spa, sundeck and dock with a powered boat lift, a lift for two jet skis and a fish cleaning station. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Live on a secluded island off Lake Conroe in this just listed, $4.25M 'Glass House'," 31 Jan. 2020

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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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22 Sep 2020

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“Sundeck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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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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