double act


double act
double act noun (theatre)
1. A variety act for two people to perform
2. The two entertainers
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Main Entry:double

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double act UK US noun [countable] [singular double act plural double acts] british
two people who perform together, especially two entertainers, or a performance by these two people
Thesaurus: performers and entertainershyponym

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ˈdouble act [double act double acts] noun
two people who work together, usually to entertain an audience

a comedy double act


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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