doublewhammy

dou′ble wham′my


n.
Informal. a combination of two factors producing a potent negative impact.
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INVESTORS tuned out of ITV yesterday after the broadcaster was struck by a doublewhammy hit of falling profits and sliding advertising revenues.
It's perfectly pitched at seven to 10-year-olds, enjoyable for them to read alone or with a parent and hits the doublewhammy of being informative but not overwhelming.
OIL and gas prices have made hefty gains after the market took a doublewhammy hit following a European gas hub explosion and the shutdown of a major North Sea pipeline.
She summed up their doublewhammy, straight-down-theline, no-gimmick appearance, which was unique in the decade's musical landscape.
In other words, speaking of the rhetorical power rather than legalistic impact of Court decisions, the government has scored a doublewhammy.
We've been through low oil prices before but it's the doublewhammy of low oil price and high taxation that we've got this time around.
Pat Flynn is the latest trainer to get the handicapper's doublewhammy.
That has infuriated Wenger, who does want not the doublewhammy of losing his star striker on the cheap and then seeing him playing and scoring for either of the Gunners' Premier League rivals.
Blackpool were rocked by the doublewhammy and Blues should have made hay.
The 1-0 defeat was also a doublewhammy for Welsh manager Pulis, whose last Wembley final saw his Gillingham side lose the 1999 Second Division play-offs to City.
It has been a doublewhammy of success for Ron, who along with his former squad mates was presented with a World Cup winner's medal by Gordon Brown at Number 10 Downing Street last week.