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Pronunciation of Deck: Learn how to pronounce Deck in English correctly

Learn how to say Deck correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word deck:

1a floor of a ship, especially the upper, open level extending for the full length of the vessel:
he stood on the deck of his flagship
the lower decks
a floor or platform resembling or compared to a ship’s deck:
the upper deck of the car park
a floor of a double-decker bus:
she was sitting on the top deck
a timber platform or terrace attached to a house or other building:
sitting on his deck on that sunny Sunday afternoon
(the deck) informal the ground or floor:
there was a big thud when I hit the deck
the flat part of a skateboard or snowboard.
2a component or unit for playing or recording records, tapes, or compact discs:
a cassette deck
every serious DJ needs a set of decks
3chiefly North American a pack of cards:
Craig reached into his pocket and caressed his lucky deck of cards
North American informal a packet of narcotics.
[with object]
1decorate or adorn brightly or festively:
Ingrid was decked out in her Sunday best
2 informal knock (someone) to the ground with a punch:
Lisa threatened to deck her if she didn’t stop filming

not playing with a full deck

North American informal mentally deficient:
this guy has a screw loose—he wasn’t playing with a full deck
on deck

on or on to a ship’s main deck:
she stood on deck for hours
North American informal ready for action or work.


[in combination]:
a three-decked vessel

late Middle English: from Middle Dutch dec ‘covering, roof, cloak’, dekken ‘to cover’. Originally denoting canvas used to make a covering (especially on a ship), the term came to mean the covering itself, later denoting a solid surface serving as roof and floor