Definition of "triple-decker" [triple-decker]

  • Informal Something, such as a structure or sandwich, that has three decks, floors, or layers. (noun)

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Use "triple-decker" in a sentence
  • "I pull up to Barney's "triple-decker," a somewhat run-down example of the three-floored apartment buildings that make up much of Boston's older housing stock."
  • "Their beat was a rhythmic triple-decker — and a new approach to R & B."
  • "The triple-decker pastrami, corned beef and salami sandwich with Russian dressing $23 borders the structurally unsound."
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