doubleheader

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noun dou·ble·head·er \ˌdə-bəl-ˈhe-dər\

Definition of doubleheader

  1. 1 :  a train pulled by two locomotives

  2. 2 :  two games, contests, or events held consecutively on the same program

Examples of doubleheader in a sentence

  1. The two teams will meet in a doubleheader this Saturday.

1878

First Known Use of doubleheader

1878


DOUBLEHEADER Defined for English Language Learners

doubleheader

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noun dou·ble·head·er \ˌdə-bəl-ˈhe-dər\

Definition of doubleheader for English Language Learners

  • : two games (especially baseball games) that are played one after the other on the same day


DOUBLEHEADER Defined for Kids

doubleheader

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noun dou·ble·head·er \ˌdə-bəl-ˈhe-dər\

Definition of doubleheader for Students

  1. :  two games played one right after the other on the same day


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