Simple Definition of double whammy
: a situation that is bad in two different ways : a situation in which two bad conditions exist at the same time or two bad things happen one after the other
Full Definition of double whammy
: a combination of two usually adverse forces, circumstances, or effects
Examples of double whammy
With the cold weather and the high cost of heating fuel, homeowners were hit with a double whammy this winter.
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