Definition of duologue in English:


Syllabification: du·o·logue
Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͞oəˌläg, -ˌlôg


  • A play or part of a play with speaking roles for only two actors.
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    • 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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