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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A covering over a window often made of canvas.

Usage examples (36)
  • The Smiths had an awning over their front window.
  • The awning is dusty and worn and the two windows facing the street are obscured with neon beer signs.
  • In Tehuantepec, tianguis - street markets, named for the Nahuatl word for "awning" - are held on Sundays and Wednesdays.
  • When it rains, I shove out an awning, which is mighty good business. for more
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