double-dog dare

transitive verb

Definition of double-dog dare

chiefly South & Midland
: to challenge defiantly

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“Double-dog dare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-dog%20dare. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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