January 22, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
triple /ˈtrɪpəl/ adjective
triple
/ˈtrɪpəl/
adjective
A triple cheeseburger
A triple cheeseburger
Learner's definition of TRIPLE

1 : three times bigger in size or amount

  • She got a new job with triple the salary of her old one.

  • He ordered a triple espresso.

2 always used before a noun : having three parts or including three people or things

  • triple bypass surgery [=surgery on three blood vessels surrounding the heart]

  • a triple murder [=a murder of three people]

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