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.
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.
Eeeew this doppelganger is flaking on me