Duo definition

do͝oō, dyo͝oō
Frequency:
Two, double.

Duologue.

affix
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Two.

Duopsony.

prefix
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A pair; couple.
noun
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An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
pronoun
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(music) A duet, especially two performers singing or playing together.
noun
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Two people or two things in close association.

A duo of negotiators.

noun
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The two performers of a duet, or any two musicians playing together.
noun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
duo
Plural:
duos

Origin of duo

  • < L duo, two

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin from duo two dwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian from Latin two dwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition