double fault

noun

Definition of double fault

:two consecutive serving faults in tennis that result in the loss of a point

double-fault

play \ˌdə-bəl-ˈfȯlt\ intransitive verb

First Known Use of double fault

circa 1909


DOUBLE FAULT Defined for English Language Learners

double fault

noun

Definition of double fault for English Language Learners

  • tennis : two bad serves that result in the loss of a point


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