double-double

noun

dou·​ble-dou·​ble ˌdə-bəl-ˈdə-bəl How to pronounce double-double (audio)
: an instance of a player's accumulating a total of 10 or more in two statistical categories (such as points and rebounds) in one basketball game

Word History

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of double-double was in 1985

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Cite this Entry

“Double-double.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-double. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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