[duhb-uh l-bil]
verb (used with object)
  1. to bill (different accounts) for the same charge: He double-billed different clients for the same business trip.
  2. to place (a motion picture) on a double bill: The film is being double-billed in some theaters.
verb (used without object)
  1. to bill different accounts for the same charge.

Origin of double-bill

First recorded in 1925–30

double bill

Origin of double bill

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for double-bill

double bill

  1. a programme or event with two main items
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Idioms and Phrases with double-bill

double bill

see double feature.

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