one–two

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noun \ˈwən-ˈtü, -ˌtü\

Definition of one–two

  1. 1 :  a combination of two quick blows in rapid succession in boxing; especially :  a left jab followed at once by a hard blow with the right hand

  2. 2 or one–two punch :  two forces combining to produce a marked effect

First Known Use of one–two

1809


ONE–TWO Defined for English Language Learners

one-two

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Definition of one–two for English Language Learners

  • : a combination of two quick punches in boxing

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