one-two

noun
\ ˈwən-ˈtü How to pronounce one-two (audio) , -ˌtü \

Definition of one-two

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 or one-two punch : two forces combining to produce a marked effect

First Known Use of one-two

1809, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“One-two.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one-two. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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one-two

noun

English Language Learners Definition of one-two

: a combination of two quick punches in boxing

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