double dip

intransitive verb

Definition of double dip

:to obtain money from two sources at the same time or by two separate accounting methods; especially :to draw a pension from one government department while working for another

double-dipper

noun

double-dipping

noun
    • Such double-dipping must be galling to most of the hard-working North Carolinians in the nongovernmental sector.
    • The Pilot (Southern Pines, North Carolina)29 Mar. 2013

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Origin and Etymology of double dip

2dip (portion dipped at one time); from the likening of the two incomes to a cone with two scoops of ice cream


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