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pas de deux

Pronunciation: /ˌpɑː də ˈdəː/

noun (plural same)

A dance for two people, typically a man and a woman.
Example sentences
  • A storm had begun as they danced their last pas de deux together onstage.
  • Bethany recalls dancing the pas de deux with Jonathan Howells.
  • It is a jazz pas de deux and a tuxedo duet punctuated by brilliant solos, mixing the playful and erotic in a rapid succession.

Origin

French, literally 'step of two'.

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