- of or denoting a percentage greater than ten.
Origin of double-digit
First recorded in 1970–75
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Examples from the Web for double-digit
Cantor and his team, assuming a relatively easy victory was imminent, were blindsided last Tuesday in a double-digit loss.The Cantor Prediction Is Part of a Pattern: GOP Pollsters Stink
Kristen Soltis Anderson
June 17, 2014
Double-digit growth to low growth or no growth, like the others.Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline
November 17, 2013
Home prices are rising by double-digit percentages across the country.Mortgage Rates Are Rising. Will the Housing Recovery Falter?
June 4, 2013
Land prices in the heart of the Corn Belt have increased at a double-digit rate in six of the last seven years.Don't Get Too Stressed About the Farm Bubble
April 1, 2013
According to Gallup, 53 percent support same-sex marriage—and another survey reports a double-digit margin for marriage equality.Obama Realigns, the GOP Declines: The New Political Paradigm
February 1, 2013
The best cost-of-living news of the past year is that double-digit inflation of 12 percent or higher was cut almost in half.
Leaders have started to realize that double-digit inflation is no longer a way of life.