1. having two purposes; twofold
    our double-barreled desire to make things profitable as well as attractive
  2. having two barrels mounted side by side
    a double-barreled shotgun
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How To Use double-barrelled In A Sentence

  • Another stable girl said: ‘The horse did a full double-barrelled kick.’
  • His only claim to fame was his double-barrelled surname.
  • A double-barrelled shotgun was put to my head as part of the play.
  • My surname is one of the most common in this country and hers is double-barrelled.
  • The thing I do question is his double-barrelled approach - the ‘secret’ in the Bulletin, then the open allegation and the email on Channel Nine.
  • When the debate had begun a couple of hours earlier, a double-barrelled assault by the them was the last thing on his mind.
  • A small double-barrelled pistol was found hidden in a coffee percolator and a loaded mini revolver in a passenger's hand luggage.
  • Oh yes, the great, the double-barrelled and the weak chinned were all there in their green tweedy finery.
  • The shops were all either estate agents, handbag shops bought for girls by rich foreign daddies, or boutique vegetable stores where the mushrooms had double-barrelled names and cost nine pounds each.
  • And I see him run inside and out he come with his double-barrelled gun.
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