Dictionary of the word “double-dual”

Meaning of the word

The term “double-double” is used in basketball to describe an individual statistic of a player who reaches two digits on two of the five main foundations of the game: points, rebounds, assists, ball thefts and blockages. Therefore, a player who records a double-double reaches two digits on two of these fundamentals during a match.

Origin of the word

The expression “double-double” emerged in US basketball and is widely used in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The exact origin of the term is unclear, but it is probably due to the repetition of the “double” prefix to emphasize the conquest of two digits in two different statistics.

Word adverbs

There are no specific adverbs related to the word “double-dual”.

Conjunctions of the word

There are no specific conjunctions related to the word “double-double”.

Synonyms of the word

Some synonyms for “double-dual” are: double-double, double-toufing and two-dois.

Word Definitions

  1. Two -digit conquest in two of the five main grounds for basketball during a match.

Phrases that the word applies

1. The player recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

2. It reached a double-double with 12 assists and 11 points.

Examples of the word in text

The basketball player scored 20 points, took 12 rebounds and gave 8 assists, thus registering a double-double.

Rhymes with the word

triple, quadruple, multiple, suppla, coupla

Anagrams with the word

No anagrams were found with the word “double-double”.

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