- two games, as of baseball, between the same teams on the same day in immediate succession.
- two games, as of basketball, between two different pairs of teams on the same day in immediate succession.
- two performances or two events occurring one after the other or within a short time of each other.
- a railroad train pulled by two locomotives.
Origin of doubleheader
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Related Words for doubleheaderbinary, double, duplex, duplicate, twin, bifold, binal, coupled, doubleheader, duple
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Contemporary Examples of doubleheader
Two days later, in a doubleheader against the White Sox, he socked his 54th, a two-run shot in the fifth inning.Babe Ruth’s Summer of Records
September 29, 2013