promenade deck



an upper deck or part of a deck on a passenger ship where passengers can stroll, often covered with a light shade deck.

Origin of promenade deck

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for promenade deck

Historical Examples of promenade deck

  • There was, in consequence, no delay while the promenade-deck was being cleared.

    The Dreadnought of the Air

    Percy F. Westerman

  • I presume you and Francie don't take this for a promenade-deck.

    The Reverberator

    Henry James

  • Below on the promenade-deck all was excitement and confusion.

    By Right of Conquest

    Arthur Hornblow

  • When she reached the promenade-deck, von Klausen was already there.

    Running Sands

    Reginald Wright Kauffman

  • When it went past endurance, she rose and stepped out upon the promenade-deck.

    The Price

    Francis Lynde

British Dictionary definitions for promenade deck

promenade deck


an upper covered deck of a passenger ship for the use of the passengers
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