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duet

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noun du·et \dü-ˈet also dyü-\

Definition of duet

  1. :  a composition for two performers

Examples of duet in a sentence

  1. They sang the duet beautifully.

  2. a piano and flute duet

Origin and Etymology of duet

Italian duetto, diminutive of duo duo


First Known Use: circa 1740


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duet

verb du·et

Definition of duet

duetted

or

dueted

duetting

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dueting

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to perform a duet

1822

First Known Use of duet

1822


DUET Defined for English Language Learners

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duet

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noun du·et \dü-ˈet also dyü-\

Definition of duet for English Language Learners

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


DUET Defined for Kids

duet

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noun du·et \dü-ˈet, dyü-\

Definition of duet for Students

  1. 1 :  a piece of music for two performers

  2. 2 :  two people performing music together


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