Meaning of double dip
- a complement equal to the original; a double measure: a double dip of protection through both insurance and Social Security.
- something that happens twice in a cycle, esp. on a downturn: a double dip of recession.
Pronunciation: (dub'ul dip'), [key]
— v., adj. -dipped, -dip•ping,
- to earn a salary from one position while collecting a pension from the same employer or organization, esp. to be a wage earner on the federal payroll while receiving a military retiree's pension.
- of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a double dip.