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giving something/someone a second glance, after initially taking notice the first time.
I did a double take when I walked past Britney in the hallway....sweetness!
by hipster April 02, 2004
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A stupid person; it refers to the lack of surface area on an individual's brain. The general thought is that the more surface area (wrinkles, creases, etc.) a brain has, the smarter the person is. Conversely, a person with a smooth brain (no wrinkles) has less surface area and would therefore be stupid.
That fucking smooth brain put his shirt on backwards again...

That smooth brain is dumber than a pile of shit.
by Tip Tank May 14, 2011
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A reaction someone does when someone finds someone attractive and feels the need to look again or a delayed reaction to something unexpected that has just happened that they feel the need to look again because they didn’t look enough the first time and you intrigued them.
He did a double take when he saw her because he thought he knew her.
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When you do a once over on somebody, but something about them (male in a dress, purple hair, somebody looks like somebody you know in a crowd, etc.) caught your eye.

Often due to surprise at what you *thought* you saw, but you desire a second glance.
"Lose Control" by Missy Elliot. (It asked for an example. This is not my favorite song.)

"I’ve got a cute face
Chubby waist
Thick legs in shape
Rump shakin’ both ways
Make you do a double take"
by ~The Nameless One~ September 16, 2005
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reacting belatedly when one finally realizes the significance of something
I initially didn't realize that she was talking about being a social worker but did a double-take when I grasped the statement.
by The Return of Light Joker July 29, 2010
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When you're passing someone and make eye contact then look away and look back with the most fucked up face possible.
"Oh shit dude look at this chick. Let's double take her."
by myt October 12, 2014
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An item or items of clothing that cause onlookers to double take as the wearer may seem naked or scantily clothed at first glance. Doubletakes are usually skintight and skin coloured to create the illusion of being naked.
I thought Suzy wasn't wearing pants when I first saw her, but it turns out she was just wearing her doubletakes.
by astra September 13, 2012
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