a playing card or the upward face of a die that bears two pips, or a domino one half of which bears two pips.
Informal. a two-dollar bill.

Origin of two-spot

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for two-spot

Historical Examples of two-spot

  • Because of these spots some of the cowboys often referred to him as Two-spot.

  • I shall call him Two-spot because he is the smallest thing in the pack.

    Pharaoh's Broker

    Ellsworth Douglass

  • Between you and me, that missionary is a two-spot, all right.

    A Yankee in the Far East

    George Hoyt Allen

  • The back of the two-spot card will then be seen and the pack appear to be an unprepared one.

  • I noticed some o' the other men was slippin' her their ante; so I parted with a two-spot.

British Dictionary definitions for two-spot



a card with two pips; two; deuce
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