a date on which two couples go together.
Other definitions for double-date (2 of 2)
to take part in a double date.
to accompany (someone) on a double date: They double-dated the two sisters.
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How to use double date in a sentence
I wanted to know what it was like for a regular guy to suddenly become one-quarter of America’s most powerful double date.
She says that, shortly after a rough breakup, she went on a double-date with a man and Cosby and his wife, Camille.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004 | Marlow Stern | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And then we need the double-date photo to end all double-date photos.Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Got Married and We’re Worried About Jennifer Aniston | Kevin Fallon, Tim Teeman | August 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And that we should rectify this by getting them on a double date.Friday Forum: What's the Biggest Lie You've Ever Told? | Megan McArdle | January 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The double date reappears in a note to the Pope Letters of 1735, solely through a change in the punctuation.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10) | Alexander Pope
Hevelius gives the double date, 15⁄25, which is evidently right.The Story of Eclipses | George Chambers
Other Idioms and Phrases with 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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