Duet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |duˈet|  American pronunciation of the word duet
Brit.  |djuːˈet|  British pronunciation of the word duet

noun

- two items of the same kind (syn: brace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke)
- two performers or singers who perform together (syn: duette, duo)
- a pair who associate with one another (syn: couple, duo, twosome)
- a musical composition for two performers (syn: duette, duo)
- (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)

Examples

They sang the duet beautifully.

They sang a duet in the talent show .

a duet performed by a soprano and a contralto

The melody which threads the first duet.

Word forms

noun
singular: duet
plural: duets
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