Definition of double-wide in English:



North American
  • A semipermanent mobile home consisting of two separate units connected on site.

    ‘she left the double-wide empty’
    • ‘‘This is where we used to drag race,’ he said, pointing out the blue-collar flatlands of double-wides and modest houses on the streets of El Cajon.’
    • ‘And we were a single-wide, to the right of us was a double-wide, and behind us was a house and a double-wide which were completely destroyed.’
    • ‘She lives in a double-wide with her six kids.’
    • ‘Yes, my mother's new double-wide was located in an ‘over 55 trailer park.’’
    • ‘She reminded me of one of those beauties who sometimes emerge from hard country clapboards or trash-strewn double-wides.’