Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search
The only acting I knew when I was a boy came from Lochgelly. With a double bill, people would live their lives in the cinema. You would even see babies being breastfed in the audience.
Kenneth Cranham

Meaning of "double bill" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF DOUBLE BILL

double bill play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOUBLE BILL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Double bill is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOUBLE BILL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Double feature

The double feature, also known as a double bill, was a motion picture industry phenomenon in which theatre managers would exhibit two films for the price of one, supplanting an earlier format in which one feature film and various short subject reels would be shown.

Definition of double bill in the English dictionary

The definition of double bill in the dictionary is a programme or event with two main items.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOUBLE BILL

double act
double agent
double album
double back
double bar
double bass
double bassoon
double bed
double bedroom
double bind
double bluff
double boiler
double bond
double bounce
double bridle
double chin
double coconut
double concerto
double consonant
double cream

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOUBLE BILL

bank bill
bill
dollar bill
fill the bill
finance bill
fit the bill
heating bill
hospital bill
omnibus bill
phone bill
private bill
private member´s bill
public bill
senate bill
show bill
tax bill
trade bill
Treasury bill
true bill
twin bill
wage bill

Synonyms and antonyms of double bill in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «double bill» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF DOUBLE BILL

Find out the translation of double bill to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of double bill from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «double bill» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

二套
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

programa doble
570 millions of speakers

English

double bill
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डबल बिल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مشروع قانون مزدوج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

двойной счет
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dobradinha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডবল বিল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

projet de loi double
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bil berganda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

doppelte Rechnung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

2本立て
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

두 법안
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pindho bill
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hóa đơn đôi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரட்டை மசோதா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुहेरी बिल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çift fatura
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

double bill
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podwójny rachunek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

подвійний рахунок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dublu proiect de lege
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

double bill
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dubbel wetsontwerp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dubbelräkning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

double bill
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of double bill

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOUBLE BILL»

The term «double bill» is regularly used and occupies the 95.857 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
55
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «double bill» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of double bill
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «double bill».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOUBLE BILL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «double bill» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «double bill» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about double bill

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «DOUBLE BILL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word double bill.
1
Kenneth Cranham
The only acting I knew when I was a boy came from Lochgelly. With a double bill, people would live their lives in the cinema. You would even see babies being breastfed in the audience.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOUBLE BILL»

Discover the use of double bill in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to double bill and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Double Bill
Fire and Still Desire You are in-depth looks at our current pop-culture society.
Paul Ledoux, David Young, 2008
2
Double
The "Nameless Detective" and Sharon McCone join forces at a San Diego private detective convention to investigate a case involving multiple murder, a crime ring dealing in smuggled fugitives, and bizarre, kinky lifestyles.
Bill Pronzini, Marcia Muller, 2011
3
Death On The Cheap: The Lost B Movies
The result was a double bill based on the packaging of one high-budget A film and a low-budget B feature rented out for a flat rate. Hence the label "B" referred not to the movie's quality but to its position on the theater bill. Bs were simply ...
Arthur Lyons, Eugene Lyons
4
Journals of the House of Commons
_. . . . a single Bill. a Double Bill. a z-Single Bill. p z-Douþle Bill. a g-bingle Bill. a z -Double Bill. a4-Double Bill. 39, 17" Aprilir. ss p A.18oo; NT of F E. Lzoctczo. III. Can you state to the Committee the Nature of the Charges usually made for ...
Great Britain House of Commons, 1799
5
Bill Severn's Complete Book of Magic
The double bill is now at the bottom as they rest upon your left palm, and the open edges of that bill are toward your body. Keep your right hand as it is, with its thumb at the rear and its palm above all the bills. With your left thumb, bend down  ...
Bill Severn, 1995
6
Double Bill: 80 Years of Entertainment
Packed with anecdotes, sparkling insights into the changing nature of show business and the turbulent world of the BBC, and boasting a glittering cast-list, Double Bill is a fascinating read, unashamedly nostalgic and often hilarious.
Bill Cotton, 2001
7
Filmography of American History
... Street ♢ Pork Chop Hill ♢ Double Bill: The Big Heat and The Big Combo ♢ Double Bill: The China Syndrome and Meltdown at Three Mile island ♢ Double Bill: Dr. Strangelove and Fail Safe ♢ Double Bill: The Manchurian Candidate and Seven ...
Grant Annis George Tracey, 2002
8
Mourning Films: A Critical Study of Loss and Grieving in Cinema
The rise of the double bill was crucially related to postwar cinephilia. Gerwin van der Pol sees the artful pairing as fundamental to the cinephile's project: “So the ' Holy Grail' of knowledge for the cinephile is finding a novel connection” (de Valck  ...
Richard Armstrong, 2012
9
Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat
INTOLERANCE (double bill with CRIME AND PUNISHMENT) National Theatre: Cottesloe Fri 4 Apr 6pm, Sat 5 April 10am, 11am A middle-class wife and mother suffers a repeated pain in her stomach. WOMEN IN LOVE (double bill with ...
Mark Ravenhill, 2014
10
Data Structures and Algorithms Using Java
Chapter 1: Overview and Java Review To declare an object bill whose age and weight were they same types as a Person object (integer and double), we would write: PersonGeneric <Integer, Double> bill = new PersonGeneric <Integer, ...
William McAllister, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOUBLE BILL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term double bill is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Stortford comedy double bill to feature struggle of wife's breast …
Comedian Alistair Barrie's experience of seeing his wife go through treatment for breast cancer is the subject of a Stortford show. «Herts and Essex Observer, Jul 15»
2
5 reasons to see a Francois Truffaut film series
Boyhood à la Truffaut: The Antoine Doinel Cycle. July 9 to 15 | Cinematheque. Tickets: $11 adult, $9 senior/student, $14 adult double bill, $12 ... «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»
3
Award winners top the bill at Knaresborough's 2015 feva Festival
The brilliant Project Jam Sandwich will present a double bill on Thursday 20 August with a children's workshop and performance in the Library ... «Harrogate Informer, Jul 15»
4
Little Green Cars gear up for festival show
In a double bill that rivals Sinéad O'Connor and John Grant, Little Green Cars will open for St Vincent in the Big Top next Tuesday, July 14. «Connacht Tribune Group, Jul 15»
5
Welser-Möst and the Cleveland Orchestra Head to Lincoln Center …
Staged opera projects will be highlights of the next three Severance Hall seasons: a double bill of Bartok's “Bluebeard's Castle” and ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
6
The bleeding edge: Outsound Presents offers a post-7/4 double bill
Now that the Independence Day fireworks have expended their sound, fury, and colored noise (in both the technical and metaphorical sense of ... «Examiner.com, Jul 15»
7
Odeon Metrocentre to host special Magic Mike double bill tonight
Ticket holders will enjoy a double-bill screening of Magic Mike and its hotly-anticipated sequel at intu Metrocentre on the tonight when they will ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
8
Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei double bill coming to NGV in December
Although it might initially seem like an odd double-bill, Weiwei and his antecedent are a good match, in practice and philosophy – and the ... «'Bourne this way, Jul 15»
9
Magic Mike double bill at Odeon Bromborough
A Magic Mike double bill is set to be screened at a Merseyside cinema tomorrow – with ticketholders being waited on by 'butlers in the buff'. «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
10
A double bill of top tributes at Flowerpot
A double bill of top tributes at Flowerpot. editorial image. 12:00 Tuesday 30 June 2015. Top Coldplay tribute act Coldplace are to put in an appearance at The ... «Ripley Today, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Double bill [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/double-bill>. Jul 2019 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z