Deprived from the German language, literally meaning "Ghostly Double".
One who nearly or completely resembles another- but with no biological relation.
Believed to be an omen of death if one was ever to see their Doppelgänger.
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I often tease my identical twin about him being my Doppelgänger.
"Well, he is short and weird..."
A body double or look-alike.
A vision of one's self out of the corner of your eye.
I heard her say, "Now that's one good looking doppelgänger."
In folklore it's a harbinger of back luck:
a) When you see your own doppelgänger, it's an omen of death.
b) When you see a relative's or friend's doppelgänger it could mean illness or bad luck for him/her.
German origin: 2 words a)Doppel- double b)Gänger- walk or walker
In a dream or vision Abraham Lincoln looked in a mirror and saw two reflections of himself. One paler then the other.
This doppelgänger was an omen that he would not survive his second term in office.
Eeeew this doppelganger is flaking on me
Fred: What are you talking about, man, I haven't seen Sara for years, is she in town?!
Bob: Yeah, I guess it was just a Doppelganger.