[ duhb-uh l-dip-ing ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdɪp ɪŋ /
the act or practice of receiving more than one income or collecting double benefits from the same employer or organization.
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Origin of double-dipping
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby double-dipping
Definition for double-dipping (2 of 2)
[ duhb-uh l-dip ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdɪp /
verb (used without object), dou·ble-dipped, dou·ble-dip·ping.
Informal. to earn a salary from one position while collecting a pension from the same employer or organization, especially to be a wage earner on the federal payroll while receiving a military retiree's pension.
of, relating to, or of the nature of a double dip.
Origin of double-dip
First recorded in 1960–65
OTHER WORDS FROM double-dipdou·ble-dip·per, noun
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