Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Music A duet, especially two performers singing or playing together.
  • noun Two people or two things in close association.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A prefix in words of Latin or Greek origin, meaning ‘two.’
  • noun The same as duet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A composition for two performers; a duet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A twosome, especially musicians.
  • noun Any cocktail consisting of a spirit and a liqueur.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun two items of the same kind
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
  • noun a musical composition for two performers
  • noun a pair who associate with one another

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, from Latin, two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

French duo or Italian duo, from Latin duo ("two"), from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.