double-stop [duhb-uh l-stop]Music. Word Origin verb (used with object), dou·ble-stopped, dou·ble-stop·ping.
- to play a double stop on (a stringed instrument).
verb (used without object), dou·ble-stopped, dou·ble-stop·ping.
- to play a double stop.
Origin of double-stop First recorded in 1875–80 double stop noun Music.
- two or more notes bowed simultaneously on a stringed instrument, as the violin.
Origin of double stop First recorded in 1875–80 British Dictionary definitions for double-stop double-stop verb -stops, -stopping or -stopped
- to play (two notes or parts) simultaneously on a violin or related instrument by drawing the bow over two strings