double up

verb
doubled up; doubling up; doubles up

Definition of double up

intransitive verb

: to share accommodations designed for one

First Known Use of double up

1789, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about double up

Statistics for double up

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for double up

The first known use of double up was in 1789

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on double up

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with double up

Comments on double up

What made you want to look up double up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!