Definition of pas de deux in English:

pas de deux

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɑː də ˈdəː
 
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noun (plural same)

  • A dance for two people, typically a man and a woman.
    More 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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