Definition of two-tone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈto͞o ˌtōn/
(also two-toned)


1Having two different shades or colors: a two-tone jacket
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  • Both were extolling the merits of the scooter - its pocket-friendly price, two-tone colour combination, and of course, a mobile-phone charger.
  • In work clothes, there are two-tone colours with the fabrics being soft, wrinkle-free and flexible.
  • The variance is nearly unbelievable; short or tall varieties, small or large flowers, two-tone flower colours, and they are single- or double-petalled.
1.1Emitting or consisting of two different sounds, typically alternately and at intervals: a two-tone pulse signal
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  • Interest in the Specials has burgeoned lately with the use of the two-tone legends' ska sounds in advertisements.
  • The police officer followed him activating his vehicles blue flashing lights and two-tone horn.
  • Known officially as the Piercer it repeats 650 times per minute compared with 55 times for the traditional two-tone siren.

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Syllabification: two-tone

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