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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Examples of sundeck in a Sentence

the girls spent the afternoon reading and tanning on the sundeck
Recent Examples on the Web The window wall opens to a sundeck to extend the living space outdoors. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 19 Sep. 2021 Consider booking The Retreat, all-suite accommodations with a private lounge and sundeck with dedicated attendants, and a swanky restaurant. Janice Wald Henderson, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Sep. 2021 Outside, Project Grace is equipped with a sprawling beach club, a wellness area with a large swimming pool, and a private sundeck with a jacuzzi and bar. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 9 Aug. 2021 For alfresco entertainment, the yacht comes with a state-of-the-art outdoor cinema on the sundeck. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 27 Aug. 2021 The main salon’s drop-down balcony is the ideal place to enjoy a morning coffee over the water, followed by a dip in the sundeck Jacuzzi. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 13 Aug. 2021 For an unforgettable vacation, float along one of France's canals in a luxury barge, lounge on the sundeck, or pedal through local villages with Belmond Afloat in France. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 13 July 2021 The second infinity pool is situated on the sprawling sundeck which spans 1,120 square feet. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 21 July 2021 Guests have 17 individual houses to choose from, each with its own private sundeck providing the best sunset views on the island. Monica Menda, Vogue, 29 June 2021

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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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23 Sep 2021

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“Sundeck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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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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