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duet

noun du·et \ dü-ˈet also dyü- \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of duet

: a composition for two performers

Examples of duet in a Sentence

  1. They sang the duet beautifully.

  2. a piano and flute duet

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Origin and Etymology of duet

Italian duetto, diminutive of duo duo


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duet

verb

Definition of duet

duetted or dueted; duetting or dueting
intransitive verb
: to perform a duet

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First Known Use of duet

1822


DUET Defined for English Language Learners

duet

noun

Definition of duet for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of music that is performed by two singers or musicians


DUET Defined for Kids

duet

noun du·et \ dü-ˈet , dyü- \

Definition of duet for Students

1 : a piece of music for two performers
2 : two people performing music together


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