[ wuhn-too ]
/ ˈwʌnˈtu /
Also called one-two punch. Boxing. a left-hand jab immediately followed by a right cross.
Informal. any strong or effective combination of two people or things: The old one-two of a good passer and a good receiver is the best way to win football games.
Fencing. a type of attack made up of two movements.
employing or suggesting a one-two; with one major or powerful thing or person combined with or following another.
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Origin of one-two
First recorded in 1800–10
Words nearby one-two
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British Dictionary definitions for one-two punch
boxing a jab with the leading hand followed by a cross with the other hand
soccer another term for wall pass
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