de·​co ˈde-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce deco (audio) dā-ˈkō How to pronounce deco (audio)
often capitalized, often attributive

Examples of deco in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This applies to the art deco interior that mimics the cockpit of a jet airplane as well. Greg S. Fink, Car and Driver, 30 Aug. 2023 The restaurant originally opened in 1998 as a classic New York brasserie in the former storage space of the art deco Metropolitan Life North Building on the southwest edge of Madison Square Park. Joshua Glass, Vogue, 30 Aug. 2023 Digital displays are balanced with analog buttons and knobs, along with layers of wood, leather, and deco trim. Laura Burstein, Robb Report, 9 Aug. 2023 Step inside the art deco and metal-modern-inspired bar to taste the unique menu of small plates. 07 Betty's Branch Paddlers love this branch of the Savannah River. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 1 July 2023 Washington and Kahn also drew from the architectural backdrop of the Jazz Age era, which takes shape in art-deco elements of tiered geometry throughout the collection. Amanda Randone,, 10 Nov. 2021 Deluxe features include a chrome ashtray, original Sapphire push-button AM radio knobs, mud flaps, coat hooks, grab rails, polished deco trim and a chrome front VW emblem. Josh Max, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023 Still, Régine kept dancing, singing and hustling, opening another Manhattan restaurant and club called Rage (she was dismayed when guests stole some of the club’s glittering, art-deco toilet seats) and perpetually looking for the next business venture. Washington Post, 2 May 2022 Co-owners and best friends Cassie Ghaffar and Sandy Nguyen met at the University of Houston, eventually founding the restaurant group Ordinary Concepts, which owns Ginger Kale in Hermann Park and Sunday Press, an art-deco coffee shop that debuted last October. Emma Balter, Chron, 15 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deco was in 1969

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“Deco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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