twofer
noun Etymology: alteration of two for (one) Date: 1885 1. a cheap item of merchandise; especially a cigar selling at two for a nickel 2. a free coupon entitling the bearer to purchase two tickets to a specified theatrical production for the price of one 3. two articles available for the price of one or about the price of one 4. something that satisfies two criteria or needs simultaneously

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • twofer — UK [ˈtuːfə(r)] / US [ˈtufər] noun [countable] Word forms twofer : singular twofer plural twofers informal a special offer or arrangement by which you pay for one thing and get another one free on a twofer: I see pepperoni pizzas are on a twofer… …   English dictionary

  • twofer — two|fer [ tufər ] noun count INFORMAL a special offer or arrangement by which you pay for one thing and get another one free: on a twofer: I see pepperoni pizzas are on a twofer this week. ╾ two|fer adjective: Now available on a twofer CD with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Twofer — A twofer is a cabling device used in theatrical stage lighting. It allows two stage lighting instruments to be connected to one dimmer. It is wired in parallel, such that voltage is consistent throughout the circuit, and current is shared between …   Wikipedia

  • twofer — [“tufa1] n. an item that is selling two for the price of one. □ Here’s a good deal a twofer only $7.98. □ Everything is this store is a twofer. I only want one of these. Do I have to bring a friend who wants one, too? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • twofer — noun a) Something that yields a substantial additional benefit. b) The fashion of wearing short sleeves outside a long sleeve shirt. (See [ …   Wiktionary

  • twofer — /tooh feuhr/, n. Informal. 1. a card or ticket entitling the holder to purchase two tickets to a theatrical performance at a reduced price. 2. a coupon or offer entitling a person to purchase two items or services for approximately the price of… …   Universalium

  • twofer — Canadian Slang a case of 24 beer …   English dialects glossary

  • twofer — n. two for the price of one, ticket granting a reduced price for a performance (Theater) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • twofer — two·fer …   English syllables

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