Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having two shots of espresso.
  • n. Two shots of espresso.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In music, double: as doppio movimento, doppio tempo, double movement, double time (twice as fast); doppio valore, double value (twice as slow), pedale doppio, with two parts for the pedals; lira doppia, a double or bass lyre: and so for other instruments.

Etymologies

Borrowed from Italian doppio. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also called doppio zero flour, this ingredient is sometimes listed in Italian recipes like pizza dough and pasta.

    The Kitchn

  • After Queen Margherita visited the region, 19 years later, it grudgingly expanded its offering to include the new trend – tomatoes, mozzarella and basil, and so it remains today: the only nod to modern excess is a doppio mozzarella.

    How to cook the perfect pizza

  • "Or just say 'triple grande no-whip chai doppio latte with a shot of almond' like you understand what any of those words mean!"

    Why the new Starbucks logo frightens me

  • They are doppio-sized, thus weigh about 150 grams each.

    How to purchase fumetti

  • I was waiting at the barista station for my usual doppio macchiato (the poor man's cappuccino, essentially the same drink but $1.50 cheaper) when I spotted him toward the end of the line: He Who Shall Not Be Named.

    David Bledin: Cappuccinos With Mussolini

  • Most of them are pretty easy to navigate: a “double espresso with whipped cream” becomes a “doppio con panna,” simply by educating my customer and explaining that “con panna” means “with whipped cream.”

    On educating. « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • Inizialmente, doveva durare il doppio, ma spero di completarlo in futuro.

    No Fat Clips!!! : VINCENT HOUZE – Unfolding Systems

  • Gli Acoustic Ladyland sono un gruppo jazz londinese formato da Tom Herbert al doppio basso, Pete Wareham al sassofono, Seb Rochford alla batteria e Tom Cawley al piano.

    No Fat Clips!!! : ACOUSTIC LADYLAND – Cuts And Lies

  • The high prices signal not just quality but luxury, and the specialized vocabulary ( "venti," "doppio" and the like) elevates a mundane form of consumption into the realm of cosmopolitan taste.

    The Fresh-Roasted Smell of Success

  • Però ci vuole il doppio del tempo, per cui lo farò solo per i post di tipo non-tecnico.

    il blog: School for parents, round #2

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