Double-dip Definition

dŭbəl-dĭp
double-dips
verb
To draw income or funds from two different sources, as from a job and a pension, often in violation of the law.
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(informal) To dip a piece of food (e.g. a chip) into a communal sauce container after already having taken a bite of the food.

I don't mind double-dipping when eating with my family, but I'd be embarrassed to do it when out with friends.
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(informal) To be illegitimately compensated a second time for the same activity.

He got caught double-dipping by billing the government directly as well as the primary contractor.
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(entertainment industry) To re-release a movie or TV series, sometimes as a compilation or with additional features.
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(US, finance) To use a single debt instrument to obtain interest tax expense (therefore a lower tax base) in two or more tax jurisdictions. As long as the practice follows the tax law of each jurisdiction, the practice is legal and can be likened to the use of a tax loophole.
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noun

(informal) An ice cream cone with two scoops of ice cream.

We each got double-dips with chocolate on top and strawberry on the bottom.
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(roller coasters) A hill that levels off for a while about halfway down.
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Other Word Forms of Double-dip

Noun

Singular:
double-dip
Plural:
double-dips

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