verb (used with object), dou·ble-timed, dou·ble-tim·ing.
verb (used without object), dou·ble-timed, dou·ble-tim·ing.
Origin of double-time
Origin of double time
Examples from the Web for double-time
Historical Examples of double-time
Always does his time, his time-and-a-half and his double-time over time.Michael, Brother of Jerry
At the command down, the double-time position for the arms and hands is resumed.Manual of Military Training
James A. Moss
Out the companies would rush at double-time, amid swearing and sweat.Bamboo Tales
Ira L. Reeves
- a time twice as fast as an earlier section
- two beats per bar