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a double taker

Something or someone that causes one to do a double take, i.e., look twice due to surprise or disbelief. His new sports car was a real double taker, and everyone gaped at it as he drove by. He was a double taker in his new tuxedo, grabbing the attention of both men and women alike.
See also: double, taker

taker

n. one who accepts an offer; a buyer. Are there any takers for this fine, almost new caddy?
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To be a successful taker of penalties, you carry on doing that.
The negative impact of a Taker on your culture typically exceeds the positive impact of a Giver.
Arif Chaudhry counsel for former care taker prime minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso told the court his client has tendered unqualified apology with regard to appointments and he has filed apology related papers in the court.
The Evening Gazette teamed up with Wash & Go to find the region's top penalty taker.
It is important for the team to remain quiet while the negotiator contacts the hostage taker to avoid misunderstandings and to hear the reaction of the inmate.
The Original Trophy Taker has a comparatively narrow lizard-tongue launcher arm to hold your arrow as you draw.
Takers are often very kind people who have developed inappropriate ways to get the attention and energy they need through being selfish and thoughtless of others.
Equipped with a PC and paper and a pencil for notes, test takers are called on to respond to 16 tasks over the course of the two-hour test.
Owen may be keen to take over but he himself was replaced as Liverpool's penalty taker after two misses this season.
I have not taken the test, but I can say that I am not a very good test taker.
Based on the test taker's responses, the computer selects items of appropriate difficulty thereby avoiding delivering items that are too difficult or too easy for a test taker, but instead selects more items at the test taker's level of ability than a non-adaptive test could include.
Automated underwriting is essential to enable a free-flowing process from customer to risk taker in the insurance transaction.
For 131 hours, the hostages shared a bank vault with another convicted criminal, the former cellmate of the hostage taker, who had demanded his release from a nearby penitentiary.
It will also be realized that the widths of the crossing grooves - determined by the numbers of the grooves in the giver and the taker component around the circumference - determines the area of the cards, marked in black, which is being transferred.
17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 report, Snapshot of the Individuals Who Took the GRE revised General Test, provides volume and performance information on test takers who took the test during the 2013C 2014 testing year, and for the first time, volume information on the GRE test-taker population between August 2011 and June 2014.