Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
Noundouble double (plural Double doubles)
- (Canada) (slang) Coffee with the equivalent of two creamers and two packets of sugar. (Also spelled double-double.)
- (basketball) The achievement of a two-digit number of any two of points scored, assists, rebounds, blocks, or steals in a single game.
- The center had 11 assists and 10 blocks tonight for a very unusual double double.
- (US) A double cheeseburger with cheese on each burger (i.e., double cheese).
The term double-double is often used to describe any cup of coffee, regardless of the amount of cream or sugar. When correct use of the term is important for distinction, other words like triple-triple are used.