- the face of a die having two pips.
- a cast or point of two.
- a two-dollar bill.
- the sum of two dollars.
Origin of deuce1
Definition for deuce (2 of 2)
Origin of deuce2
Examples from the Web for deuce
At deuce the great one double faults to reach match point for a third time.
They began tagging the word "deuce" around campus and saying “deuce” a lot.
Where the deuce does Christian charity come in, in all this gossip?Zibeline, Complete|Phillipe de Massa
"The deuce—that's not a bad idea," he thought to himself; and the idea took root and grew with him.Under Two Flags|Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
What the deuce did he come running down here for, wasting his time and my money.Mary Seaham, Volume 2 of 3|Elizabeth Caroline Grey
He's a Hungarian; why in the deuce did he leave his country with such a well-filled wallet?Paul and His Dog, v.1 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIII)|Charles Paul de Kock
You know very well, Rochy, you have led her the deuce of a dance.The Man Who Lost Himself|H. De Vere Stacpoole
British Dictionary definitions for deuce (1 of 2)
- a playing card or dice with two pips or spots; two
- a throw of two in dice