Originated in Newspeak, a fictional language coined in Nineteen Eighty-Four: a 1949 dystopian novel by George Orwell
double-plus-good (not comparable)
- excellent, very good
1992, Norman Spiney, “Info about SKREW?”, in alt.music.alternative, Usenet:
- For someone like myself who loves the MINISTRY album Mind... this new album is double plus good!
1999 March 12, "BAM", “Re:Use of the "J" word (RANT!)”, in alt.toys.gi-joe, Usenet:
- I think our glorious government's rewriting of language is double plus good, brother.
1999, Alan A. Grometstein, “Bells Thunderbolt 1964”, in The Roots of Things: Topics in Quantum Mechanics, ISBN 9780306459771, page 511:
- We can only agree with Mermin's anonymous physicist, but must add that they are double-plus-good rocks, full of promise.
2005, Rand Clifford, Timing, ISBN 9780964781788, page 384:
- Nudging the nearly-closed bedroom door secret-agent style, I saw on the bed the double-plus-good definition of inviting.