Definition of double-book in English:
verb[with object] (usually be double-booked)
1Reserve (something, especially a seat or a hotel room) for two different customers or parties at the same time: the hotel was double-booked
More example sentences
- I was informed on arrival that my host and her boyfriend in a fine bit of mutual consultation had double-booked the single bed in the spare room (which had belonged to my host as a child).
- Until, that is, someone called to say their rooms had been inadvertently double-booked.
- When the rooms were double-booked, the reps would lose theirs, and everyone ended the season completely exhausted.
1.1Book (someone) into a seat or room that is already reserved for another.
- If you're double-booked, you'll see it right away.
- The second time, they'd double-booked me with a private party, and on the third occasion, it was another private party.
- Kate said: ‘It is incredible we should have been double-booked as we arranged the holiday last November and paid for it and received confirmation.’
Definition of double-book in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan