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mixed doubles

Definition of mixed doubles

  1. :  a game of doubles in which each team has a man and a woman <playing mixed doubles in tennis>



Word by Word Definitions

mixedplay
  1. :  combining characteristics of more than one kind

    :  combining features of two or more systems of government

    :  made up of or involving individuals or items of more than one kind: as

doubleplay doubles
  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


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