weather deck


Definition of weather deck

: a deck having no overhead protection from the weather

Examples of weather deck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Up on the weather decks, the watch standers would be struggling to hold their footing while working on the topside gear as green seawater crashed over the slippery steel. James G. Stavridis, New York Times, 14 Apr. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'weather deck.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of weather deck

1850, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About weather deck

Time Traveler for weather deck

Time Traveler

The first known use of weather deck was in 1850

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near weather deck

weather cycle

weather deck

weather door

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for weather deck

Cite this Entry

“Weather deck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about


Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!