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Definition of the noun doubles

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  1. badminton played with two players on each side
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: badminton = a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
  2. tennis played with two players on each side
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: lawn tennis / tennis = a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court

Alternative definition of the noun doubles


  1. [sports, plurale tantum] a game between pairs of players

Specialised definition of the noun doubles

Glossary of sports

a racket game played between two pairs of players (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

in the racquet games (e.g. badminton, tennis, ping pong), a team consisting of two players. There are three forms: men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed (one woman, one man). (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)


Doubles is a common street food in Trinidad and Tobago. It is a sandwich made with two bara filled with channa. Topped with mango, shadon beni, cucumber, coconut, tamarind, and extra pepper sauce, this delicacy is the most popular fast food in Trinidad and Tobago. It is usually eaten for breakfast, and sometimes lunch, but can be a late night snack as well. Popular doubles venues are Sleepy's Doubles at St. Helena Junction, Deen's Doubles in San Juan, Ali's Doubles in San Fernando, Sauce Doubles in Curepe, Drupati's Toronto and Johnny's Doubles in La Romaine, Golconda and Sangre Grande.


  1. "Doubles" is a book by Audrey Grant.
  2. "Doubles" is a book by Karl Miller.
    • also known as "Doubles: studies in literary history"


  1. "Doubles" is a 2011 Malayalam comedy-action drama film directed by debutant Sohan Seenulal and written by the Sachi-Sethu duo. It stars Mammootty, Nadia Moidu and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles, and features an extensive cast of supporting actors with Saiju Kurup, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Salim Kumar, Anoop Chandran, Bijukkuttan, Y. G. Mahendra and Avinash amongst others. It also features Roma and Rima Kallingal in cameo roles. The film is an emotional drama that also combines comedy and action contents. It is produced by K. K. Narayanadas under the banner of Reels on Wheels Entertainment. The film released coinciding with the festival of Vishu on 14 April 2011.
  2. "Doubles" is a Tamil drama film directed by Pandiarajan. The film stars him alongside Prabhu Deva, Meena and Sangeetha in the lead roles. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Srikanth Deva.
  3. "Doubles" is a film, directed by Satoshi Isaka.


  1. "Doubles" is a musical album of Cian Nugent.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Doubles" is a composition.


Who is Doubles?

Doubles a.k.a. Darian Durant: Darian Bernard Durant is a professional American football quarterback who plays for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at the University of North Carolina. After his college career, he held school records for completion percentage, touchdowns, passing yards, total offense and completions.


  1. Doubles is a luge event.
  2. Doubles: A two base hit when a player safely reaches second base on a hit.

Phrases with Doubles

  1. Mixed doubles
  2. Turnpike Doubles

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Doubles

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Google previewRe(con)figuring Psychoanalysis (2012)

Critical Juxtapositions of the Philosophical, the Sociohistorical and the Political by A. Gülerce

Crucialto the photographic doubles is that they externalize the dimension of the ...

Google previewThe Giants Encyclopedia (2003)

by Tom Schott, Nick Peters

Doubles — Barry Bonds (38) Triples — Darren Lewis (7) Home Runs — Barry Bonds (46) RB1 — Barry Bonds (123) Stolen Bases — Darren ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Bowling (2014)

by John Grasso, Eric R. Hartman

GBR Britt Cederbrink, SWE Svea Ljungkvist, SWE Australia Malaysia United States Four-woman team Four-woman team All-events—M All-events—F Doubles—M Doubles—F Eight-man team Five-man team Five-woman team Four -woman ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Religion (2009)

by Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama

” Totemic doubles (human/animal doubles) are called an ewúúm ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1908)

Doubles — W. A. Lamed and R. D. Wrenn. Mixed doubles— Miss Edna Wildey and N. W. Niles. Northwestern Championship, Minneapolis, August 8. Singles — N. Emerson, Cincinnati. Doubles — Waidner and Emerson forfeited to Graves and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (2015)

by John Grasso, Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans

Mixed doubles events in both badminton and tennis consist of two-player teams of one man and one woman. Surprisingly, the sport...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Gothic (2015)

by William Hughes, David Punter, Andrew Smith

Though not without the psychoanalytic leanings of earlier studies, Ralph Tymms' Doubles in Literary Psychology (1949) was a particularly exhaustive account of doubles in literature well beyond the well-known examples in the German ...

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The Spencer Twins - heirs apparent to the Bryan Brothers.

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Quotes about Doubles

Bisexuality automatically doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night. (Woody Allen)
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Scrabble value of D2O1U1B3L1E1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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