Definition of single-decker in English:



  • A bus having only one floor or level.

    as modifier ‘single-decker buses’
    • ‘The accident left a scene of devastation as the single-decker bus, lorry and two cars were strewn across the road amid debris and broken glass.’
    • ‘A First York bus driver who managed to stop his single-decker only yards from the two cars, but witnessed the smash at close quarters, was said to be in a state of shock.’
    • ‘The single-decker bus smashed through a wall and ended up in the front garden of a house after the crash.’
    • ‘A woman was killed when her car collided with a single-decker bus on the A19 between York and Selby yesterday.’
    • ‘This also poses a problem with safety, as children have been found to be sitting on the back window shelf on a single-decker bus, sitting on each others knees, and also standing up in the aisles.’