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Double Up

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Definition of the verb double up

What does double up mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
  2. share a room or a bed designed for only one person
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • more generic word: share = use jointly or in common
  3. stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager

Alternative definition of the verb double up

verb

  1. [transitive] To double the quantity, amount or duration of something
  2. [poker, by extension, intransitive] To double one's amount of chips by winning an all-in pot.
  3. To bend, bend over; to fold; to stoop.
  4. [intransitive] To have a secondary use.
  5. [baseball, transitive] To get the second out in a double play, typically referring to getting an out by beating a runner back to a base (often by throwing) after a fly ball has been caught

Group

Double Up is a musical group.

  • album: "Bobby Brown"

Music

  1. "Double Up" is the eighth studio album by R&B singer R. Kelly, released on May 29, 2007. The first single off the album, "I'm a Flirt Remix", which features T.I., and T-Pain, attained prominence on the Billboard Top 40 charts, peaking at #1 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart.
  2. "Double Up" is the second studio album by Harlem rapper Mase, released in 1999 and distributed by Bad Boy Records. The album sold 107,000 copies in its first week, debuting at #11. Shortly after the release, Mase retired from rapping to become a Christian pastor.
  3. "Double Up" is a musical EP of Two X.
    • released on
  4. "Double Up" is a musical album of Bill Connors.
    • released in (29 years ago)
  5. "Double Up" is a musical album of Phil Miller.
    • released in (23 years ago)
  6. "Double Up" is a single by R. Kelly.
    • released in (7 years ago)

Artwork

"Double Up" is a public art work by Australian-American artist Clement Meadmore located at the Lynden Sculpture Garden near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sculpture is an abstract, twisting form made of weathering steel; it is installed on the lawn.

  • completed in (45 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Double Up a.k.a. Double-up: A double-up is a wakeboarding maneuver where a boat executes a 270 degree turn with the purpose of crossing its own wake. The size of the resulting wake is often double the size of the original wake. A properly executed double-up can result in big air for the rider.
  2. Double Up is a Canadian quiz show television series which aired on CBC Television in 1974.
    • begun on and completed on (41 years ago)
    • country: Canada
  3. Double Up is an American game show that aired very briefly on NBC Saturday mornings from September 5 to October 17, 1992. J. D. Roth hosted as well as being one of its executive producers. A rap DJ named Disco served as announcer.
    • begun in and completed on (22 years ago)
    • 7 episodes of 30 minutes each
    • country: United States of America
    • genre: Game show
  4. Double Up is the debut single-album by South Korean girl band Two X. The single-album was released August 20, 2012 via J.Tune Records South Korea. The debut single, "Double Up" was pre-released on August 16 via online music sites. The ladies’ new album has been put together by producers like Duble Sidekick and Ichiro Suezawa, who has worked with stars like Bruno Mars.
    • also known as Two X 1st Single - Double Up

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Double Up

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Google preview英語常用詞組用法詞典 (2003)

by Rosalind Fergusson

to double up 1.

Google previewDigestive Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2016)

by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah

Double up: To suddenly bend over at the waist because you are laughing so much or are in pain. E.g. Both the ...

Google previewA New Rotuman Dictionary (1998)

An English-Rotuman Wordlist by Elizabeth Kafonika Makarita Inia

tua 'rua 'aki double canoe samtutuki double up (e.g. under weight) hino double up: cause to ~ hion 'aki doubt: be in ~ ararua, aparua 'aki, ararua 'aki doubtful ararua, sararua douche s.o. fan tanu dove type rupagpagoa dove: Crimson- crowned ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

twofold; 8 bivalent, double up, doubling, redouble, stunt man, two-baser; 9 dualistic, duplicate, replicate, temporize, threefold, two-bagger; 10 circumvent, double over, stuntwoman, two-base hit; 11 counterpart, double-faced, gerrymander, ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1900)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

"To double up the fist" is to fold th-e fingers together BO ...

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

double up To retire or be retired by a double play. The term is usually applied to the second player to be put out; e.g., “Jones ...

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