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.
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How to use double-decker in a sentence
Listen: If you got off a double-decker bus to come to New York, who would you rather see waiting for you?Jon Stewart: Taylor Swift ‘Smart Choice’ For NYC’s Global Welcome Ambassador | Marlow Stern | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You'd been drunk for hours, but you dove off a double-decker lake boat and came up gracefully for air.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq | Nathan Bradley Bethea | August 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Harry is at an event promoting British trade, after arriving in New York on double decker bus with the British PM.Prince Harry's U.S. Tour: Rolling Updates and all the News and Pictures as It Happens | Tom Sykes | May 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
By teaching a former first daughter how to do the dougie on top of a moving double-decker bus, it seems.Hillary Clinton, McKayla Maroney, the Olympics, and More Viral Videos | The Daily Beast Video | August 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Because of low clearances in two locations, double-decker freight containers cannot travel along that corridor.
The forward speed of the Queen was checked and the big double-decker nosed into its pier.Helen in the Editor's Chair | Ruthe S. Wheeler
If the house was a double-decker, as Baranof Castle at Sitka, powder was stored in the cellar.Vikings of the Pacific | Agnes C. Laut
As I have before stated, the Miama was a large double-ender, and she was also a very high boat, being a double-decker as well.In and Out of Rebel Prisons | Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
Imagine a huge chill room with brick walls, containing four hundred double-decker beds and nothing else.A "Y Girl in France | Katherine Shortall
The cars were originally imported from Birmingham, of the double-decker type.Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson
British Dictionary definitions for double-decker
mainly British a bus with two passenger decks
a thing or structure having two decks, layers, etc
(as modifier): a double-decker sandwich
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