double date


Definition of double date

: a date participated in by two couples

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Other Words from double date

double-date \ ˌdə-​bəl-​ˈdāt How to pronounce double-date (audio) \ intransitive verb

Examples of double date in a Sentence

Would you two ladies like to go on a double date with me and my friend?

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Looking forward to the totally not-awkward double date soon, guys. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Jenna Dewan Sends Jessie J "Nothing But Respect" After Post About Comparisons in the Media," 19 Nov. 2018 These Clooney-Sussex dinners might be a little posher than your typical double date, though. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "George and Amal Clooney "Have Dinners" with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry," 10 June 2019 So here's hoping that Nick and Priyanka are on whatever cold weather (probably ski-related) adventure Joe and Sophie got all snuggly on because their double dates give us life. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Sophie Turner Posted an Adorable PDA Picture with Joe Jonas on Her Instagram Story," 22 Sep. 2018 When John and Anthony started seeing their significant others, both would insist on double dates. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Carole Radziwill Reveals Her Last Call With JFK Jr.'s Wife Carolyn Bessette Before the Plane Crash," 17 July 2019 The double date ends disastrously, with Keanu daring Marcus to hit him and Marcus actually delivering the blow. Madeleine Fernando, Billboard, "The Story Behind That 'I Punched Keanu Reeves' Song in 'Always Be My Maybe'," 6 June 2019 During the summer between their sophomore and junior year at Mukwonago High School, Treichel made the first move by asking Eliszewski on a double date to a movie. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "She wrote about him in her fifth-grade diary. Now she's marrying him — in a $25,000 wedding they won.," 3 July 2019 Will more double dates me in Swift and Pattinson's future? Kaitlin Reilly,, "Taylor Swift & Robert Pattinson Went On A Double Date Because Apparently They're Old Pals," 6 June 2019 Princess Eugenie and her sister Princess Beatrice were spotted in London with their respective partners, Jack Brooksbank and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, while on a romantic double date. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice Go on a Romantic Double Date in London," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of double date

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double date was circa 1931

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English Language Learners Definition of double date

: an activity (such as going to the movies or going out to eat) that two couples do together

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