double-decker

[ duhb-uh l-dek-er ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdɛk ər /

noun

something with two decks, tiers, or the like, as two beds one above the other, a ship with two decks above the water line, or a bus with two decks.
a food item consisting of two main layers, as a sandwich made with three slices of bread and two layers of filling.

Origin of double-decker

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for double-decker

double-decker


noun

mainly British a bus with two passenger decks
informal
  1. a thing or structure having two decks, layers, etc
  2. (as modifier)a double-decker sandwich
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