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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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Related Words for duologue

conference, exchange, communication, discussion, conversation, discourse, dialog, confab, repartee, converse, chat, parley, script, powwow, colloquy, confabulation, rap, parlance, flap, lines

Examples from the Web for duologue

Contemporary Examples of duologue

Historical Examples of duologue

  • 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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