[doo-et, dyoo-] /duˈɛt, dyu-/
a musical composition for two voices or instruments.
Also called (esp for instrumental compositions) duo. a musical composition for two performers or voices
an action or activity performed by a pair of closely connected individuals
verb duets, duetting, duetted
(intransitive) to perform a duet
1740, from French duet, from Italian duetto “short musical composition for two voices,” diminutive of duo “two” (see two). As a verb, from 1822. The Italian form of the noun was used in English from c.1724.
[doo-et-ing, dyoo-] /duˈɛt ɪŋ, dyu-/ noun, Animal Behavior. 1. turn-taking by two birds in the execution of a song pattern.
- Due time
noun See due course
[doo-fahy; French dy-fey] /duˈfaɪ; French düˈfeɪ/ noun 1. Guillaume [gee-yohm] /giˈyoʊm/ (Show IPA), c1400–74, Flemish composer.
[duhf] /dʌf/ noun, Slang. 1. the buttocks or rump: If you don’t like the way things are, get off your duff and do something about it! [duhf] /dʌf/ noun 1. a stiff flour pudding, boiled or steamed and often flavored with currants, citron, and spices. [duhf] /dʌf/ verb (used with object), Slang. 1. to give […]