Topic: BASEBALL


double

2 noun
     
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twice the size

[uncountable and countable] something that is twice as big, as much etc as usual or as something else:
Scotch and water, please - make it a double.
'They offered me £10,000.' 'I'll give you double.'
2

room

[countable] a room for two people in a hotel [↪ single]:
A double costs $95 a night.
3

tennis

doubles

[uncountable]DS a game played between two pairs of players, especially in tennis [↪ singles]:
the men's doubles
mixed doubles
4

baseball

[countable]DSB a hit in baseball which allows the batter to reach second base:
Walker led the inning with a double.
5

similar person

somebody's double

someone who looks very like someone else:
She's her mother's double.
6

in films

[countable]AMF an actor who takes the place of a more famous actor in a film, especially because the acting involves doing something dangerous:
I think they used a double in the shower scene.
7

at the double

British English, on the double American English informal very quickly and without any delay:
He was told to get back to Washington on the double.
8

double or quits

British English double or nothing American EnglishDGG a situation in a game when you must do something that could either win you twice as much money or make you lose it all

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