Definition of duologue in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͞oəlôɡ/
Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͞oəˌläɡ/


A play or part of a play with speaking roles for only two actors.
Example sentences
  • Jeff, who is a kidder, and William, who is superconscientious, engage in bizarrely dialectic duologues.
  • The performers will also tackle solo songs and duets, group numbers, character dances, duologues and slapstick.
  • In between, we get three deskbound duologues in which people jockey for status while revealing their essential solitude.


Mid 18th century: from duo-, on the pattern of monologue.

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Syllabification: du·o·logue

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