Simple Definition of doppelgänger
: someone who looks like someone else
: a ghost that looks like a living person
Examples of doppelgänger
In the story, the character is haunted by a doppelgänger.
<at the mall today I saw someone who could be your doppelgänger>
Variants of doppelgänger
Origin of doppelgänger
German Doppelgänger, from doppel- double + -gänger goer
First Known Use: 1851
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