[ dop-uhl-gang-er ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 19th century; German from German, literally ‘double-goer’
  • apparition
  • double
  • spirit
  • being
an apparition or double of a living person
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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