doppelgänger
[ dop-uhl-gang-er ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 19th century; German from German, literally ‘double-goer’
Synonyms
  • apparition
  • double
  • spirit
Antonyms
  • being
Definition
an apparition or double of a living person
Example
A) I could have sworn I saw Maria at the grocery store but it must have been her doppelgänger. B) Lucy waved excitedly at the man and when he didn't wave back, she realized he was her friend Joe's doppelgänger.
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