triple–double

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noun tri·ple–dou·ble \-ˈdə-bəl\

Definition of triple–double

basketball

  1. :  an instance in which a player accumulates a total of 10 or more in three statistical categories (usually points, assists, and rebounds) in one game

First Known Use of triple–double

1982


TRIPLE–DOUBLE Defined for English Language Learners

triple-double

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Definition of triple–double for English Language Learners

  • basketball : the achievement of a player who gets 10 or more points, assists, and rebounds in one game

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