double date


noun Informal.

a date on which two couples go together.

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Origin of double date

First recorded in 1920–25

Definition for double date (2 of 2)

double-date
[ duhb-uhl-deyt ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdeɪt /
Informal.

verb (used without object), dou·ble-dat·ed, dou·ble-dat·ing.

to take part in a double date.

verb (used with object), dou·ble-dat·ed, dou·ble-dat·ing.

to accompany (someone) on a double date: They double-dated the two sisters.

Origin of double-date

First recorded in 1945–50
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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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