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n. Informal
1. A coupon offering two items, especially tickets for a play, for the price of one.
2. An offer or arrangement in which a single expense or amount of effort produces two returns: Going to a wedding in New Orleans during Mardi Gras was a twofer.
a. A person or thing that has two desirable attributes normally present singly.
b. Offensive One who belongs to two distinct demographic groups and can be counted, as by an employer, as part of two quotas.

[Alteration of two for (the price of one).]


1. (Commerce) a coupon that entitles a person to buy two tickets, esp for a play, for the price of one
2. (Commerce) two items sold together for the same price as each of the items sold singly
3. an offer or a situation that yields an additional benefit


(ˈtu fər)

1. a coupon redeemable for two tickets to a theatrical performance at a reduced price.
2. a coupon or offer for the purchase of two items or services for approximately the price of one.
[1945–50, Amer.; from the phrase two for (the price of one, a nickel, etc.), with final (ər) humorously taken as -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twofer - an offer of two for the price of onetwofer - an offer of two for the price of one
offering, offer - something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
2.twofer - a coupon that allows the holder to purchase two items (as two tickets to a play) for the price of onetwofer - a coupon that allows the holder to purchase two items (as two tickets to a play) for the price of one
coupon, voucher - a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed
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