Definition for decker (2 of 4)
Definition for decker (3 of 4)
- a floorlike surface wholly or partially occupying one level of a hull, superstructure, or deckhouse, generally cambered, and often serving as a member for strengthening the structure of a vessel.
- the space between such a surface and the next such surface above: Our stateroom was on B deck.
verb (used with object)
Origin of deck
Related formsun·decked, adjective
Definition for decker (4 of 4)
Examples from the Web for decker
Decker, 26, chatted with The Daily Beast about the role, her transition from modeling to acting, and much more.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood|Marlow Stern|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While BFF Decker landed the cover, Teigen was named “rookie of the year,” launching her career as a smoldering centerfold.Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Chrissy Teigen Weds John Legend|Anna Klassen|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“For Christie, part of why people like him is that he tells people where to go,” said Decker.Obama Escapes Scandals in New Jersey, but What’s in It for Christie?|David Freedlander|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“The visibility of these children will help do away with myths and reduce stigma,” Decker told me.
Decker does haunt her, over this decision and the path not taken.
I cannot begin to describe to you the astonishment there was in Mrs. Decker's voice.
But no, Mrs. Decker was resolved; she could not let them go unless Nettie would go with them and bring them home.
I'll run up to Decker's room at the hotel and change my togs.A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill|Alice Hegan Rice
Decker was provided with a steed for his mission, and a wagon was sent for the men a little later.Brother Against Brother|Oliver Optic
Now it is possible that if the sermon had been about drunkards, Mr. Decker would have been vexed and would not have listened.
British Dictionary definitions for decker (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for decker (2 of 3)
- the horizontal platform that supports the turntable and pick-up of a record player
- See tape deck
- to fall to the floor or ground, esp in order to avoid injury
- to prepare for action
- to get out of bed
Derived Formsdecker, noun
Word Origin for deck
British Dictionary definitions for decker (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with decker
In addition to the idiom beginning with deck
- deck out
- clear the decks
- hit the deck
- on deck