Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: doubly
IPA transcription: [d'ʌbli]
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: doubly, double, twice
    Meaning: to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright"
Usage examples
  • He said it was doubly kind.
  • The effort was doubly wise in Brandon's case.
  • We could not give her over to a lumberman, doubly accursed by wealth and provincialism.
  • And this evening, instead of being doubly rejoiced at my presence, you, on the contrary, seem doubly annoyed!
  • I burned to say if but one word by way of triumph, and to render doubly sure their assurance of my guiltlessness.
  • Should the scheme he had now sketched prove feasible, Silver, already doubly a traitor, would not hesitate to adopt it.
  • Morgan was, moreover, a cheerful scoundrel, and experience taught me long ago that a knave with humor is doubly dangerous.
  • Then, emptying two shelves of their contents, he took the wooden boards and propped them up in front to make his barrier doubly sure.
  • The name of the craft was "Majestic." The hopeful John endeavored to do his utmost to please, and was doubly happy when he learned that the "Majestic" was to make a trip to Philadelphia.
  • She and her father would unquestionably be guilty of this crime, and this woman (the inveteracy of whose pursuit cannot be described) would wait to add that strength to her case, and make herself doubly sure.