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doublet a snug jacket, sometimes sleeveless and sometimes having a short skirt, worn by men during the Renaissance. [4 definitions]
double take a sudden second look or other delayed reaction indicating that the real significance of a sight, remark, or situation has just been understood.
double-talk ambiguous language meant to deceive people or evade problems or issues. [3 definitions]
doublethink the simultaneous acceptance of two contradictory statements.
double time a fast military marching pace of one hundred and eighty three-foot steps per minute. [3 definitions]
double-time to move or play in double time.
doubleton in bridge, a pair of cards that are the only ones in a player's hand of a given suit.
double-tongue in playing a wind instrument, the action of touching the tongue alternately to the teeth and hard palate, producing rapid articulation of notes.
double-tongued hypocritical; deceitful.
doubletree a crossbar on a wagon or coach that has a singletree at each end, used when two horses are to be harnessed abreast.
double up to share a living space intended for one. [2 definitions]
doubloon a gold coin formerly in circulation in Spain and Spanish America.
doubly to twice the extent or degree; with double the effort or emphasis.
doubt to be uncertain about or believe unlikely. [6 definitions]
doubtable combined form of doubt.
doubtful having or causing doubt. [4 definitions]
doubting Thomas a person who is habitually skeptical or doubtful.
doubtless certainly. [3 definitions]
douche a stream or jet of water or air directed at or into a part or cavity of the body, in order to cleanse it. [5 definitions]
dough a thick mixture of flour or meal and a liquid such as water or milk that is prepared for baking into bread, cake, or the like. [3 definitions]
doughboy (informal) an infantryman, esp. an American in World War I.