duo

noun \ ˈdü-(ˌ)ō also ˈdyü- \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of duo

plural duos
1 : duet
2 : pair 2

Examples of duo in a Sentence

  1. The comedy duo will perform tonight.

  2. The author-illustrator duo will be signing their books tomorrow.

  3. He and his partner make quite a duo.

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Origin and Etymology of duo

Italian, from Latin, two — more at two


duo-

combining form

Definition of duo-

: two
  • duologue

Origin and Etymology of duo-

Latin duo


DUO Defined for English Language Learners

duo

noun

Definition of duo for English Language Learners

  • : two people who perform together, are usually seen together, or are associated with each other

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


DUO Defined for Kids

duo

noun \ ˈdü-ō , ˈdyü- \

Definition of duo for Students

plural duos
1 : two people who are usually seen together
2 : duet


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