double time

noun

Definition of double time

  1. 1 :  a marching cadence of 180 30-inch steps per minute

  2. 2 :  payment of a worker at twice the regular wage rate

1853

First Known Use of double time

1853


DOUBLE TIME Defined for English Language Learners

double time

noun

Definition of double time for English Language Learners

  • : payment of a worker at two times the usual rate


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