double-duty

[ duhb-uh l-doo-tee, -dyoo- ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdu ti, -ˈdyu- /

adjective

designed to fill two functions: double-duty tools.

Nearby words

  1. double-dipping,
  2. double-dome,
  3. double-dotted,
  4. double-double,
  5. double-dumped,
  6. double-dyed,
  7. double-edged,
  8. double-ended,
  9. double-ended bolt,
  10. double-entendre

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Idioms and Phrases with double duty

double duty

Fulfilling two functions at the same time, as in Our pickup truck does double duty, since it is used for the business and for family outings.

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