doppelganger

(redirected from Doppleganger)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
A delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere; it is related to other defects in recognition and suggests organic disease in the non-dominant parietal lobe

doppelgänger

Psychiatry A delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere; it is related to other defects in recognition and suggests organic disease in the nondominant parietal lobe. See Depersonalization disorder, Schizophrenia.
References in periodicals archive ?
So when family man Adam (Schwarzenegger) returns home from a hard day's graft one evening and finds his perfect life half-inched by a doppleganger, well you can imagine he's not going to take it lying down.
Of course, both Doppleganger and subplot do occur in the short story, though in nowhere near the frequency of longer fiction.
Agan sided with her royal doppleganger in the controversy over nude photographs published of the princess by French publication Closer.
Mike Posner With Ur Love A very neatly packaged three-minute plastic pop song that is so unoriginal it should have been called Doppleganger.
I contacted it to see what my doppleganger had to say.
GIVE US A KISS: Doddy gets up close to a bronze Bessie Braddock Pictures: JASON ROBERTS TICKLED: Doddy doppleganger
Is there anything more upsetting than spending aeons searching for the perfect look, only to turn up at church to find a doppleganger (a younger, prettier doppleganger, mind) wearing it too?
That's how, later that month, a small boy with a wry grin and good manners - and a doppleganger for Kevin Darley - arrived at the yard.
At the very least, he couldn't ask for a more charming doppleganger than Christopher Plummer.
When she isn't dolled up as her charttopping doppleganger, she's the manager of a mental health care home.
Instead I get Mike Madden,of Crackpot Cottage, Honley, who says: "According to my younger brother, there is a doppleganger of me attached to the wall of New College, Oxford.
The Mockney's doppleganger was the one in the apron.