- a game between two pairs of players, as in tennis, badminton, etc
- (as modifier)a doubles player
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And in Copenhagen, BIG Architects are building a new incinerator that also doubles as a wintertime ski slope.
They want to hit for a good average with a lot of doubles and triples.Inside MGM’s Surprising Turnaround: ‘Robocop,’ ‘Bond,’ and ‘The Hobbit’|The Wrap|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So above the waist it will be the star and below the waist it will be the doubles.‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Icy Orgy of Sex and Self-Loathing, Bows At Sundance|Marlow Stern|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rick doubles over in pain and Carl shoots wildly at a walker before he runs out of ammo and breaks down sobbing.The Walking Dead's Explosive Midseason Finale Pitted Rick vs. The Governor|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If she doubles her workload, however, she makes just £6 more.Jim Messina, How Could You Flip From Barack Obama to David Cameron?|Michael Tomasky|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thou art endowed with strength like all the gods and their Doubles.The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians|E. A. Wallis Budge
Lady Beatrice is furious because the Committee decided at the last moment to scratch her name in the ladies' doubles.The Letters of her Mother to Elizabeth|W. R. H. (William Rutherford Hayes) Trowbridge
But this tiny taste of bitter gum is a tonic; it spurs the courage and doubles the strength—if you are used to it.The Blue Flower, and Others|Henry van Dyke
Dunham told him he'd better stick to doubles until he'd had more practice, but Howard wouldn't have it, and he kept right on.Careers of Danger and Daring|Cleveland Moffett
Not contented with a single caution, he doubles his exhortation.Coelebs In Search of a Wife|Hannah More