To challenge provocatively: The movie double-dared its audience to find sympathy in its dour or manic characters/ I double dog dare ya to find out which three!
[1940s+; fr a boys' response to ''I dare you!,'' ''I double dare you!''; double dog dare is still higher defiance]
Usually a double dare never failed to have the desired effect upon Mary.
What he held against Tom was that Tom had made him take a double dare.
A kid that gives a double dare For shame and grins he must prepare.
Fred "double dared" me to go in, and I was foolish enough to think that no boy of spirit could refuse a "double dare."