double-edged

adjective
dou·​ble-edged | \ˌdə-bəl-ˈejd \

Definition of double-edged 

1 : having two cutting edges a double-edged knife

2a : having two components or aspects a spy with a double-edged mission

b : capable of being taken in two ways a double-edged remark

First Known Use of double-edged

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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double-edged

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of double-edged

: having two sharp edges

: having two different and opposite parts

: able to be understood in two different ways

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