ON DECK

What Does ON DECK Mean?

ON DECK means "Ready."

The phrase ON DECK is widely used, especially in the US, with the meaning "ready." For example:
  • Jo: The first act is on at 8 o'clock.
  • Sam: Make sure everyone is ON DECK by 7:45 p.m. We don't want to miss the start.
ON DECK probably originated in baseball, where it is used to refer to the zone in which the batter who is next-up to bat waits for their turn.

"Cyber Speak" Test

You now know what ON DECK means, but are you good at Cyber Speak? Well, let's see!

Summary of Key Points

"Ready" is the most common definition for ON DECK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
ON DECK
Definition:Ready
Type:Word
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of ON DECK Used in a Text

ON DECK

Help Us To Improve Cyber Definitions

  • Do you disagree with something on this page?
  • Did you spot a typo?
  • Do you know a slang term that we've missed?
Please tell us using this form.