Definition of Doubles

1. Noun. Badminton played with two players on each side.

Generic synonyms: Badminton



2. Noun. Tennis played with two players on each side.
Generic synonyms: Lawn Tennis, Tennis

Definition of Doubles

1. Noun. (plural of double) ¹

2. Noun. (sports plurale tantum) a game between pairs of players ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of double) ¹

4. Noun. (plural of doublé) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doubles

1. double [v] - See also: double

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doubles

doubled down
doubled up
doubledecker
doubledome
doubledomes
doubleganger
doublegangers
doubleheader
doubleheaders
doublehearted
doubleness
doublenesses
doublequote
doubler
doublers
doubles (current term)
doubles down
doubles up
doublespeak
doublespeaker
doublespeakers
doublespeaks
doublestack
doublestrike
doublet
doublet microtubule
doubletalk
doubleted
doublethink

Literary usage of Doubles

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"At present we have six grades, to wit: doubles of the first class; doubles of ... On the other hand, while there has been a great increase of doubles of the ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"doubles: Miss Richey and Mrs. D. Fales (USA) beat Miss Call and Miss DE ... Boys' doubles.—SJ Matthews and GR Stilwell beat AG Long and PJ Moores 6-2, 8-6. ..."

3. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"С—1; women's doubles, final round—Miss Meyers and Miss Van ... 10—8; men's doubles, final and championship round— Ella Fottrell nnd ER ..."

4. Mathematische Annalen by Carl Neumann, Otto Blumenthal, Bartel Leendert Waerden, Adolph Mayer, David Hilbert, Alfred Clebsch, Albert Einstein, Constantin Carath�eodory, Erich Hecke, Felix Klein, Heinrich Behnke (1884)
"dans la suite, ayant deux droites doubles et des points doubles a un cas particulier remarquable: celui dans lequel un point double va coïncider avec le ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"des étoiles doubles, pq), that the application of graphical methods to the ... But as is well known, the very close doubles are the ones most important to ..."

6. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"... Midsummer Nights Dream—Alfs Well that Ends Well—The: Early Histories and their doubles—King John—The "doubles" generally—Henry VI.—Richard HI.—Henry IV. ..."

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