a deuce of

Definition of a deuce of

old-fashioned + informal

  1. :  very difficult or causing a lot of trouble It'll be a deuce of a problem to do what she wants. We've had a deuce of a time finding a good doctor.

Word by Word Definitions

deuceplay
  1. :  the face of a die that bears two spots

    :  a playing card bearing an index number two

    :  a throw of the dice yielding two points

  1. :  to bring the score of (a tennis game or set) to deuce


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