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?
Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, Deandra and Chasen and Jessenia and Chris return to the beach after their double date. Kristen Baldwin,, 31 Aug. 2021 The two became fast friends and entered paradise arm-in-arm with a double date card. Haley Kluge, Variety, 30 Aug. 2021 This isn't the first time the two couples have enjoyed a double date outing. Vanessa Etienne,, 21 June 2021 A month later, Madison and Nick went on an alleged double date at the restaurant Nobu Malibu. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 12 Feb. 2021 Keleigh Teller shared several Instagram pictures from the group's Aloha State double date, including the couples posing in front of a picturesque sunset to hiking pristine waterfalls. Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, 26 May 2021 Since then, they've also been spotted out on a double date in New York City on July 22. Brianne Tracy,, 28 July 2021 Katie and Connor have a double date with Kaitlyn and her fiancé, Bachelorette alum Jason Tartick, with outdoor games and a cookout. Lia Beck,, 12 July 2021 The Kushners and the Haleys were spotted on a double date at a popular local restaurant. Kate Bennett, CNN, 23 June 2021

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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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5 Sep 2021

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“Double date.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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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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