Sports to use two players to guard or block (a single opposing player)
Origin of double-teamafter team,
transitive verbdou·ble-teamed, dou·ble-team·ing, dou·ble-teams Sports
To guard or cover (an offensive player) with two defensive players simultaneously.
- double team
(third-person singular simple present double-teams, present participle double-teaming, simple past and past participle double-teamed)
- Alternative spelling of double-team.