Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “deck”

deck

noun [C] (FLOOR)   /dek/
a wooden floor outside a house , usually with railings (= a low fence ) and without a roof : In summer , we always eat out on the deck – except when it rains . A ship’s deck is a floor laid between the sides of the ship : Waves washed over the deck.
(Definition of deck noun (FLOOR) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of deck

Definitions of “deck” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

as husband and wife

in the same way as two people who are married

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More