two-up

[ too-uhp ]
/ ˈtuˈʌp /
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noun

a game in which two players bet that two tossed coins will land either with matching or nonmatching sides facing up.

Nearby words

  1. two-toed anteater,
  2. two-toed sloth,
  3. two-tone,
  4. two-tooth,
  5. two-track,
  6. two-way,
  7. two-way catheter,
  8. two-way mirror,
  9. two-way street,
  10. two-wheeler

Origin of two-up

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35

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two-up

noun

mainly Australian a gambling game in which two coins are tossed or spun. Bets are made on both coins landing with the same face uppermost
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