double date

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  1. a date on which two couples go together.

Origin of double date

First recorded in 1920–25

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Other definitions for double-date (2 of 2)

[ duhb-uhl-deyt ]

verb (used without object),dou·ble-dat·ed, dou·ble-dat·ing.
  1. to take part in a double date.

verb (used with object),dou·ble-dat·ed, dou·ble-dat·ing.
  1. to accompany (someone) on a double date: They double-dated the two sisters.

Origin of double-date

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use double date in a sentence

  • Hevelius gives the double date, 15⁄25, which is evidently right.

    The Story of Eclipses | George Chambers

Other Idioms and Phrases with double date

double date

A social engagement in which two couples go together, as in They went on a double date with her brother and his girlfriend. [c. 1920]

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