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adjective /ˈdabl/
of twice the (usual) weight, size etc doble A double whisky, please.
two of a sort together or occurring in pairs doble double doors.
consisting of two parts or layers doble a double thickness of paper a double meaning.
for two people doble a double bed.
doubles noun singular
or noun plural in tennis etc, a kind of match with two players on each side dobles I enjoy playing doubles (also adjective) a doubles match.
double agent noun
a spy paid by each of two countries hostile to each other agente doble He was exposed as a double agent.
double bass /beis/ noun
(music) a type of large stringed instrument, the largest and deepest in sound of the violin family. contrabajo
double-bedded adjective
containing a double bed de matrimonio a double-bedded room.
double-check verb
to check something again revisar de nuevo I double-checked the bill to make sure that I hadn’t been overcharged.
double-cross verb
to betray (someone for whom one has already arranged to do something deceitful) traicionar, engañar He double-crossed the other members of the gang by keeping the money for himself.
double-dealing noun
cheating and deceitfulness doble juego He had a reputation for double-dealing.
double-decker noun
a bus etc having two decks or levels. autobus de dos pisos
double-Dutch noun
nonsense chino You’re talking double-Dutch!
double figures noun plural
the numbers between 10 and 99 números de dos cifras The number of times you have been late is well into double figures.
double glazing noun
(British) windows that have two layers of glass with space between them in order to keep the heat in and to reduce noise from outside Vidrio Aislante The windows are fitted with double glazing.
double-quick adjective, adverb
very quick(ly) rapidísimamente, a paso ligero Get here double-quick / in double-quick time!
at the double
very quickly enseguida He came up the road at the double and rushed into the house.
double back phrasal verb
to turn and go back the way one came volver sobre sus pasos The fox doubled back and went down a hole.
double up phrasal verb
to (cause to) bend or collapse suddenly at the waist doblar(se) We (were) doubled up with laughter He received a blow in the stomach which doubled him up.
to join up in pairs compartir There weren’t enough desks, so some pupils had to double up.
see double
to see two images of everything instead of only one ver doble When I first met the twins, I thought I was seeing double, they were so alike.
(Definition of double from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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