noun, plural du·os.
Origin of duo
Definition for duo (2 of 2)
Origin of duo-
Examples from the Web for duo
The Independent, quoted the duo as saying “we have some offers but we cannot say anything at the moment.”Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The duo have five of these rogue installations under their belts, with another coming in early 2015.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last September, the "designer" duo got booed at Lanvin's Paris fashion show after they arrived late to their front row seats.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The CIA canceled the deal three years later, but by then the duo had received $81 million.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We could have played a duo show instead of hiring six people to tour with us.
His compositions consisted of a Grand duo and three Duets, which were published.The Violoncello and Its History|Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
The Duo scrubbed each other daily in—a biscuit tin of water.Norman Ten Hundred|A. Stanley Blicq
Heri duo nomenclatores mei (habent sane ætatem eorum, qui nuper togas sumpserunt), ternis denariis ad laudandum trahebantur.A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence|Cornelius Tacitus
The old proverb, Ubi tres medici, duo athei, cast an opprobrium on the medical profession that can never have been just.Sir Thomas Browne and his 'Religio Medici'|Alexander Whyte
It is no wonder that the old saying ran: Ubi tres medici, duo sunt athei (Of three doctors two are sure to be atheists).The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
British Dictionary definitions for duo (1 of 2)
noun plural duos or dui (ˈdjuːiː)
- a pair of performers
- another word for duet
Word Origin for duo
British Dictionary definitions for duo (2 of 2)
Word Origin for duo-
Word Origin and History for duo
1580s, "song for two voices," via either Italian or French, from Latin duo "two" (see two). Meaning "two people" (especially as an entertainment team) attested by 1887.