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two-up

[ too-uhp ]

noun

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


two-up

noun

  1. 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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Word History and Origins

Origin of two-up1

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35

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Example Sentences

"Two-up" and "House" were not then so popular as they became a few months later.

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