double date


Definition of double date 

: a date participated in by two couples

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Other words from double date

double-date 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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Collins and his brother, Chad, invited over Poole and Clarissa McGhee, 22, who pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, over to a home near Lithonia for a double date. Joshua Sharpe, ajc, "How long will DeKalb online dating killers be in prison?," 12 June 2018 Meghan Markle and Serena Williams brought their husbands on a royal double date last weekend. Maura Hohman,, "Everything We Know About Meghan Markle and Serena Williams' Empowering Friendship," 3 July 2018 Over the weekend, Taylor Swift and her new boyfriend Calvin Harris went on a double date with her ex Joe Jonas, who is now dating her model friend Gigi Hadid. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "Cody Simpson Hangs Out With Selena Gomez While Gigi Hadid and Joe Jonas Double Date With Tayvin," 30 June 2015 The friends went on double dates with their future wives. Christina Tkacik,, "John Faw, owner of educational toy stores, dies," 18 June 2018 In 2014, that same couple invited the two out on a double date, and by the time those same friends were married, in August, Ms. Musiker and Mr. Schurkman were ready to make their own relationship official. New York Times, "Rachel Musiker, Zachary Schurkman," 10 June 2018 Days later, they were also seen on a double date with Kylie Jenner’s BFF, Jordyn Woods, and her athlete boyfriend, Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker, at The Nice Guy in LA. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall Jenner Had a Stylish Bike Date with Her Rumored New Man," 5 June 2018 Dancing with the Stars‘ Adam Rippon and his pro dancing partner Jenna Johnson have their eyes set on the Mirrorball trophy — and after that, double dating. Brianne Tracy,, "Adam Rippon and Jenna Johnson 'Promise' They'll Double Date as Soon as His Boyfriend Visits L.A.," 8 May 2018 Meghan and Prince Harry have reportedly had a double date with Torres and Fishburne. Alex Warner, Marie Claire, "Who Is Meghan Markle's Maid of Honor? Meet the 5 Likely Contenders," 26 Apr. 2018

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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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