daily double

noun

Definition of daily double 

: a system of betting (as on horse races) in which the bettor must pick the winners of two stipulated races in order to win

First Known Use of daily double

1930, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about daily double

Share daily double

Dictionary Entries near daily double

dailiness

daily

daily bread

daily double

daily dozen

daim

daimen

Statistics for daily double

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for daily double

The first known use of daily double was in 1930

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on daily double

See words that rhyme with daily double

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about daily double

Comments on daily double

What made you want to look up daily double? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a generally accepted meaning of a word

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!