triple-double

noun tri·ple-dou·ble \ ˌtri-pəl-ˈdə-bəl \

Definition of triple-double

basketball
: 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

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TRIPLE-DOUBLE Defined for English Language Learners

triple-double

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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