Definition of Decker

1. Noun. English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632).

Exact synonyms: Dekker, Thomas Decker, Thomas Dekker
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright, Pamphleteer

2. Noun. (often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels. "They rode in a double-decker bus"
Generic synonyms: Artefact, Artifact
Language type: Combining Form

Definition of Decker

1. n. One who, or that which, decks or adorns; a coverer; as, a table decker.

Definition of Decker

1. Noun. (''used in conjunction with a number'') Something having numerous levels. ¹

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Definition of Decker

1. something having a specified number of levels, floors, or layers [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decker

deck of cards
deck out
deck roof
deck shoe
deck shoes
deck tennis
deck up
decked out
decked out(p)
decker (current term)
deckle edge

Literary usage of Decker

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1. Reports of the Decisions of the Court of Appeals of the State of New York by New York (State). Court of Appeals, Austin Abbott (1873)
"decker. June, 1867. Upon a contract liquidating a debt, and providing that the times of ... Alfred Lee, as assignee of one Shannon, sued Simon decker, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"to Ills purchase from decker, and that during the measurement he (Pauley) held the end of the line at the pin at the corner of the alley (the beginning ..."

3. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1914)
"decker, Henery, 6th S., II, 744. decker, Henry, 6th S., Ш, 874. decker ... decker, Jeremias, 6th S., II, 449. decker, John, 6th S., II, 571, 660. decker ..."

4. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"This compliment decker has amply repaid in his ... decker was but a middling poet, yet he did not want his admirers, even among the poets of his time ..."

5. History of the State of New York by John Romeyn Brodhead (1853)
"Johannes de decker, a young man of high charac- ~~ ter, who had formerly teen a public notary at Schiedam, had just arrived from Holland, with a letter from ..."

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