duo·​logue | \ ˈdü-ə-ˌlȯg How to pronounce duologue (audio) , -ˌläg also ˈdyü- \

Definition of duologue

: a dialogue between two persons

Examples of duologue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sweeney approaches these issues like a standup comic; each scene suggests one dazzling monologue or duologue after another. Armond White, National Review, "Straight Up Answers the Rom-Com Need," 28 Feb. 2020 This formally fresh conversational comedy proceeds mainly in duologues, as detectives, dispatchers and minor criminals kill time, mostly seated, while a major drug deal/drug bust continues not to happen. Robert Lloyd, latimes.com, "'Twin Peaks,' 'Legion,' 'Danger and Eggs' and 'One Day at a Time' among the best in TV in 2017," 15 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of duologue

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Duologue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duologue. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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