double-park
verb Date: 1927 transitive verb to park (a vehicle) beside a row of vehicles already parked parallel to the curb intransitive verb to double-park a vehicle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • double-park — (v.) 1931, from DOUBLE (Cf. double) + PARK (Cf. park) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • double-park — verb intransitive or transitive to park your car parallel to another car that is already parked at the side of the road …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • double-park — ☆ double park [dub′əlpärk΄ ] vt., vi. to park (a vehicle) parallel to another parked alongside a curb …   English World dictionary

  • double-park — v [I and T] to leave a vehicle on a road beside another vehicle that is already parked there …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double-park — UK / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms double park : present tense I/you/we/they double park he/she/it double parks present participle double parking past tense double parked past participle double parked to park your car parallel to… …   English dictionary

  • double-park — {v.} To park a car beside another car which is at the curb. * /Jimmy s father double parked his car and the police gave him a ticket./ * /If you double park, you block other cars from passing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • double-park — {v.} To park a car beside another car which is at the curb. * /Jimmy s father double parked his car and the police gave him a ticket./ * /If you double park, you block other cars from passing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • double-park — v To park a car beside another car which is at the curb. Jimmy s father double parked his car and the police gave him a ticket. If you double park, you block other cars from passing …   Словарь американских идиом

  • double-park — double parks, double parking, double parked V ERG If someone double parks their car or their car double parks, they park in a road by the side of another parked car. [V n] Murray double parked his car... The car pulled in and double parked in… …   English dictionary

  • double-park — double parker, n. /dub euhl pahrk /, v.t., v.i. to park alongside another vehicle that is already parked parallel to the curb. [1930 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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