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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To obtain money (especially pensions) from two sources at the same time; To return one's partially eaten tortilla chip to the bowl for more salsa.

Usage examples (35)
  • A double-dip would certainly wreak havoc on profits.
  • The phrase "double-dip recession" means little to most of us.
  • Suddenly, the Fed stopped straining to rule out a double-dip recession.
  • The odds of a double-dip recession, he suggested, are "higher than 50-50." for more
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