double-dip


double-dip
,double-`dip1 verb intransitive or transitive AMERICAN
to get income such as a pension and a salary from two different places at the same time, usually illegally:
They were effectively double-dipping by collecting from two former employers.
double-dip
,double-`dip 2 noun count AMERICAN
1. ) a CONE (=a container made of thin dry cake) with two balls of ICE CREAM inside it
2. ) an act of double-dipping

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • double-dip — UK US /ˌdʌbl̩ˈdɪp/ verb [I] US FINANCE ► to receive income from two places, for example from a government pension while employed by the government, or from two different government pensions: »A loophole in federal law allows teachers to double… …   Financial and business terms

  • double-dip — double dipper, n. /dub euhl dip /, v., double dipped, double dipping, adj. v.i. 1. Informal. to earn a salary from one position while collecting a pension from the same employer or organization, esp. to be a wage earner on the federal payroll… …   Universalium

  • double-dip — double dipper, n. /dub euhl dip /, v., double dipped, double dipping, adj. v.i. 1. Informal. to earn a salary from one position while collecting a pension from the same employer or organization, esp. to be a wage earner on the federal payroll… …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-dip — v [i]AmE to get money from two places at once, usually in a way that is not legal or not fair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Double dip — This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Double dip may refer to: Double dipping, the pract …   Wikipedia

  • double dip — /dʌbəl ˈdɪp/ (say dubuhl dip) verb (i) 1. to draw income from two sources, sometimes illegally, in Australia especially to receive two types of retirement benefit from public funds as by receiving tax concessions on superannuation savings and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • double dip — Used for listed equity securities. dividend roll in which the dividend capturer already owns the stock cum dividend. Also used when tax depreciation is accessed in two countries concurrently. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * *    A second and… …   Financial and business terms

  • double dip — 1. a complement equal to the original; a double measure: a double dip of protection through both insurance and Social Security. 2. something that happens twice in a cycle, esp. on a downturn: a double dip of recession. * * * …   Universalium

  • double-dip — To dip ones partialy eaten, already dipped carrot or chip into said dip again; depositing your germs into said dip. Ew. Don t double dip I don t want your germs! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • double-dip — To dip ones partialy eaten, already dipped carrot or chip into said dip again; depositing your germs into said dip. Ew. Don t double dip I don t want your germs! …   Dictionary of american slang


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