Definition of Double date

1. Noun. A date in which two couples participate.

Generic synonyms: Appointment, Date, Engagement
Derivative terms: Double-date

Definition of Double date

1. Noun. Two couples going on a (romantic) date together. ¹

2. Verb. To go on a double date. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double Date

double creams
double creme
double crenate
double crochet
double cropping
double cross
double crossover
double crossovers
double dagger
double daggers
double damages
double dare
double dared
double dares
double daring
double date (current term)
double dated
double dates
double dating
double deal
double decomposition
double decomposition reaction
double denim
double digestion
double digit
double digits
double dildo
double dipper
double dipping

Literary usage of Double date

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1841)
"But there was an observable want of uniformity in the practice of our ancestor?, f~ p.-ri.illy those more remote, respecting the double date, while the use ..."

2. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1842)
"18th. at w'h people are generally From the above specimens it appears not improbable, that the double date of the year was ..."

3. A History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the XVIth Dynasty by William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1897)
"Thus only the total lengths of their reigns remains unsettled. Of Amenemhat I. we have the double date of his 3oth year=1oth of ..."

4. Cymbeline by William Shakespeare (1897)
"Thus the hypothesis of a double date, which would require very strong evidence, is far from being proved at the present time. It is more satisfactory to ..."

5. The Philological Museum by Julius Charles Hare (1832)
"446 exhibits a double date, 7r-, that is, 56 and 102. ... It is probable that this coin with the double date was struck expressly to commemorate this change ..."

6. Origines Kalendariæ Italicæ: Nundinal Calendars of Ancient Italy, Nundinal by Edward Greswell (1854)
"But that this prima facie explanation of this double date in the third year of the cycle would not be satisfactory may fairly be argued from the fact that ..."

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