- s without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
a double-dyed villain
- According to an apparently authoritative article in Current History, these three Presidents are three despots, double-dyed villains, low-born knaves, blood-sucking tyrants .
- Waiter Marlowe found it hard to get used to the poor wages and strait-jacket discipline of English waiters, but harder to stomach the double-dyed snobbery of his fellows, the .
- The man is a double-dyed dastard.