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duologue

[doo-uh-lawg, -log, dyoo-]
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noun
  1. a conversation between two persons; dialogue.
  2. a dramatic performance or piece in the form of a dialogue limited to two speakers.
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Origin of duologue

First recorded in 1860–65; duo- + (mono)logue
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Examples from the Web for duologue

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Historical Examples

  • It resolved itself at first into a duologue between the two elder men.

  • The house had an old-world garden, and it was here they had their first duologue.

  • His shoulder excluded Lee more and more; the conversation became frankly a duologue.

    The Quaint Companions

    Leonard Merrick

  • Swithin, in the room overhead, had suspended his calculations, for the duologue interested him.

    Two on a Tower

    Thomas Hardy

  • Without waiting a year she could go to Harry Manders and demand to be given a part; he had offered her one in her own duologue.

    Lady Lilith

    Stephen McKenna


British Dictionary definitions for duologue

duologue

sometimes US duolog

noun
  1. a part or all of a play in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors
  2. a less common word for dialogue
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