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  • noun A ghostly double of a living person, especially one that haunts such a person.
  • noun An evil twin.
  • noun A remarkably similar double.
  • noun A person who has the same name as another.
  • noun A fantastic monster that takes the forms of people, usually after killing them.


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  • favorite usage: 'welcome to our world, small, amusing doppelganger.'

    -- Teen Titans, Season 2

    March 26, 2007

  • A doppelgänger or fetch is the ghostly double of a living person, a sinister form of bilocation.

    September 27, 2008

  • "dobbelgjenger" on Norwegian

    April 26, 2009