Meaning of double time
- the fastest rate of marching troops, a slow jog in which 180 paces, each of 3 ft. (0.9 m), are taken in a minute.
- a slow run by troops in step.
- a rate of overtime pay that is twice the regular wage rate.
Pronunciation: (dub'ul tīm"), [key]
— v., -timed, -tim•ing.
- to cause to move in double time: Double-time the troops to the mess hall.
- to move in double-time.
- double time (Thesaurus)