double-date


double-date

double-date [duhb-uh l-deyt]Informal. ExamplesWord Origin verb (used without object), dou·ble-dat·ed, dou·ble-dat·ing.

  1. to take part in a double date.

verb (used with object), dou·ble-dat·ed, dou·ble-dat·ing.

  1. to accompany (someone) on a double date: They double-dated the two sisters.

Origin of double-date First recorded in 1945–50 double date noun Informal.

  1. a date on which two couples go together.

Origin of double date First recorded in 1920–25 Examples from the Web for double-date Contemporary Examples of double-date

  • She says that, shortly after a rough breakup, she went on a double-date with a man and Cosby and his wife, Camille.

    Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004

    Marlow Stern

    November 24, 2014

  • And then we need the double-date photo to end all double-date photos.

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Got Married and We’re Worried About Jennifer Aniston

    Kevin Fallon, Tim Teeman

    August 28, 2014

  • Word Origin and History for double-date double date v.

    1931, from double (adj.) + date (v.2).

    Idioms and Phrases with double-date double date

    A social engagement in which two couples go together, as in They went on a double date with her brother and his girlfriend. [c. 1920]

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