Meaning of “double-barrelled name” in the English Dictionary

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"double-barrelled name" in British English

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double-barrelled namenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdʌb.əl.bær.əld ˈneɪm/ us /ˌdʌb.əl.ber.əld ˈneɪm/ UK

a family name with two joined parts, such as Harvey-Jones

(Definition of “double-barrelled name” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)