[ too-fer ]
/ ˈtu fər /

noun Informal.

a card or ticket entitling the holder to purchase two tickets to a theatrical performance at a reduced price.
a coupon or offer entitling a person to purchase two items or services for approximately the price of one.
Disparaging. a person who belongs to two minority groups and can satisfy two quotas or appeal to two political constituencies, especially a black woman who can be counted twice in a position she holds, as fulfilling a racial and a sexual quota.

Nearby words

  1. two-way mirror,
  2. two-way street,
  3. two-wheeler,
  4. two-word verb,
  5. twoccing,
  6. twofold,
  7. twofold purchase,
  8. twolegged,
  9. twonie,
  10. twoonie

Origin of twofer

1885–90; from the phrase two for (the price of one, a nickel, etc.), with final (ər) humorously taken as -er1; cf. gofer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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