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English definition of “double (sb) up/over”

double (sb) up/over

phrasal verb with double     /ˈdʌb.l̩/ verb [I or T]
If you double up/over, or if something doubles you up/over, you suddenly bend forwards and down, usually because of pain or laughter: Most of the crowd doubled up with laughter at every joke. She was doubled up/over with the pain in her stomach.Not holding the body uprightReclining
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