Definition Of awning


a sheet of canvas or other material stretched on a frame and used to keep the sun or rain off a storefront, window, doorway, or deck.

Maybe it's because stripes evoke memories of canvas deck chairs and awnings at fêtes.

Example Of awning

  • A very large crowd had massed under the awning despite the heavy rain.

  • All windows on the south, east and west sides are provided with orange canvas awnings like those on old-fashioned shops in English country towns.

  • Also inside the awning was a ground sheet, some shoes and a Tesco carrier bag.

  • For the past 30 years the 58-year-old has worked for a company in Devon that produces blinds and awnings .

  • I didn't - I got big canvas awnings over a Florida room, and I didn't take those down as I've done in pretty past storms, and they're pretty beat up.

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