- to park alongside another vehicle that is already parked parallel to the curb.
Origin of double-park
An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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- to park (a car or other vehicle) alongside or directly opposite another already parked by the roadside, thereby causing an obstruction
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Word Origin and History for double-parking
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