doubly doubly  /ˈdəb li/


  1. (adv) to double the degree
  2. (adv) in a twofold manner



  1. As a person, doubly so.
  2. Oprah understands that in Africa, women and girls have often been doubly disadvantaged.
  3. She was born with the doubly optimistic name Destiny Hope Cyrus.


  1. Area twins earn Eagle Scout awards

    Father's Day was at least doubly special for Assistant Scoutmaster Robert Cornnell of Edmeston.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Star

  2. Mark Teixeira injured in Yanks' 6-2 loss to Angels

    Teixeira aggravated a delicate right wrist condition, forcing him out a game won by the Angels, 6-2. It was the offensively-challenged Yankees’ fifth straight loss, but the loss of another key regular made it a doubly staggering defeat.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Record

  3. Taurus

    No matter how much you have let things slide you can still come out a winner if you push yourself hard over the next few days. That applies doubly to financial and business matters: think you'll be rich and you will...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New York Post


  1. "By this stage, he'd been told that with the exception of, say, Tony Abbott, everybody at the cabinet thought he should go," Mr Costello told Henderson. "And now this had become more or less public. I just thought it was a doubly untenable...
    on Aug 17, 2008 By: Peter Costello Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Coach Frank Hadden said: "We've had a dent to our confidence but the squad are now doubly determined to travel to Wales and battle for everything we can get to win on Saturday."
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Frank Hadden Source: RBS 6 Nations

  3. "It is a privilege to be in the national team and to live through the most beautiful moment of getting the Cup," Torres said. "It will be good not only for Spain, but also for football because the team that played best won. We are doubly...
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Fernando Torres Source: FOXNews

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