double-wide

or double·wide

[ duhb-uhl-wahyd ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈwaɪd /

adjective

twice the usual width: double-wide mobile homes consisting of two sections bolted together.

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Also dou·ble-width [duhb-uhl-width, -witth or, often, -with]. /ˈdʌb əlˈwɪdθ, -ˈwɪtθ or, often, -ˈwɪθ/.

Origin of double-wide

First recorded in 1965–70
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