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double duty

Definition of double duty

  1. :  to do the work of two people :  to take on two roles <doing double duty as cook and waiter>



Word by Word Definitions

doubleplay
  1. :  having a twofold relation or character :  dual

    :  consisting of two usually combined members or parts

    :  being twice as great or as many

  1. :  to make twice as great or as many: as

    :  to increase by adding an equal amount

    :  to amount to twice the number of

  1. :  to twice the extent or amount

    :  two together

    :  downward and forward from the usual position

  1. :  something twice the usual size, strength, speed, quantity, or value: as

    :  a double amount

    :  a base hit that enables the batter to reach second base

dutyplay
  1. :  conduct due to parents and superiors :  respect

    :  obligatory tasks, conduct, service, or functions that arise from one's position (as in life or in a group)

    :  assigned service or business

  1. :  done as a duty

    :  being on duty :  assigned to specified tasks or functions


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