Definition of twofer
1 : two articles available for the price of one or about the price of one
2 : something that satisfies two criteria or needs simultaneously
3 : a cheap item of merchandise; especially : a cigar selling at two for a nickel
4 : a free coupon entitling the bearer to purchase two tickets to a specified theatrical production for the price of one
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In TV ads, Gillespie sells himself as a twofer — both seasoned government hand and advocate for change, a Washington insider itching to go to bat for the average Joe.
Egg White Frittata With Roasted Tomatoes and Feta 4 servings The twofer aspect of this chef’s take on a healthful classic — a batch of oven-roasted, garlicky tomatoes is made first – is just one reason why we like this breakfast-for-dinner recipe.
A little uneasy about the burger and coffee twofer?
Fireflies are a summertime staple, so Weird Animal Question of the Week is taking the author’s prerogative to ask a twofer, first about the lights and then the loves of fireflies: what turns fireflies on?
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Origin and Etymology of twofer
alteration of two for (one)
First Known Use: 1885See Words from the same year
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