- the face of a die having two pips.
- a cast or point of two.
- a two-dollar bill.
- the sum of two dollars.
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Definition for deuce (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for deuce
At deuce the great one double faults to reach match point for a third time.
“When we got to school, he had already started a gang called Deuce,” Maroulis explains.
They began tagging the word "deuce" around campus and saying “deuce” a lot.
Once even a blue bean (a bullet) made sad work with my head, and my fist has got a deuce of a smashing.
A butcher's boy, running against a gentleman with his tray, made him exclaim, "The deuce take the tray!"
The deuce of it is that, personally, I love this man; his eye speaks to me, I am pleased in his society.
The deuce fly away with literature, for the basest sport in creation.
You're mistaken about that, madame, for his infatuation for the mistress doesn't keep him from playing the deuce with her maid.
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