Double Standard in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Double Standard

a policy or rule that favors one group over another

Examples of Double Standard in a sentence

Emma thought it to be a huge double standard that boys were allowed to go shirtless at the beach but girls had to cover up. 🔊

Though it does seem like a double standard, the parents agreed that their teenage son could date but their daughter could not. 🔊

There seems to be a double standard with regular students and football players since the latter can skip class whenever they want. 🔊

The police agreed that there seemed to be a double standard in regard to physical abuse, with violent husbands getting arrested more often than abusive wives. 🔊

If a younger woman dates an older man that is okay, but society seems to have a double standard when it comes to older women and younger men. 🔊

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