What is another word for awning?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːnɪŋ] (IPA)

When it comes to keeping the sun and rain at bay, awnings are a popular and functional outdoor solution. But did you know there are other words that can be used to describe this type of cover? Alternatives to awning include shades, canopies, shelters, and marquees. Shades, like awnings, are typically made of canvas or fabric and provide sun protection. Canopies are similar but have a frame or structure to support the fabric. Shelters tend to be more durable and can be used in all sorts of weather conditions. Finally, marquees are large outdoor tents that often have an open front for events or gatherings.

Synonyms for Awning:

What are the hypernyms for Awning?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Awning?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for awning (as nouns)

Usage examples for Awning

Above this seat, so broad that Dinah also could be accommodated in it, they stretched a linen awning.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
He saw himself, as they say, on deck in fine weather, a full moon pouring her glorious radiance down upon them, and Evanthia beside him in a deck chair under the awning.
William McFee
It is all white, and between it and the pavilion at the landing stairs a great awning, or Shamiana is stretched, of broad red and white striped cloth.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch

Famous quotes with Awning

  • These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary awning erected near the river, and was for three or four days busily employed writing an account of our journey for the Governor's information.
    Charles Sturt
  • The sun shone on: the shade of the awning vanished in the hot, white, shadowless midday. In that blaze of heat I was loving Paris as never before. And there sitting opposite me, stretching himself luxuriously in the sun, his eyes lazily examining his half-empty drink, was Larry, the one I loved the best … sensationally uninterested.
    Elaine Dundy

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