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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).]
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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
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(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]
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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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(The Tylers also have twin teen daughters, another nice touch in this tale of twofers.)
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Surely pizza restaurants and take-out specialists are calculating that cut-rate deals and twofers will pay off as store traffic builds and customers supplement orders with always profitable drinks and other high-margin menu fare including chicken wings, pasta and desserts.
These included the targeting of airliners, either in hijacking or midair bombing, and also the use of "twofers," double simultaneous attacks, carried out in widely separated parts of the world to ensure maximum publicity.
The author contrasts the "twofers" in the story, that is, the Siamese twins naturalized in the post-apocalyptic age and their contemporary "singletons" who are dying to have a couple of heads just like the twofers.
* There will be no alibis--no going back and picking up twofers on memberships submitted earlier.
Even President-elect Obama is looking for "twofers" as we make difficult budget choices to "jump-start the economy," "cut fat," and "maximize on our strategic priorities" as soon as possible.
SAVE money by taking advantage of shops offering "twofers" and "bogofs" - if you don't need both, phone a friend!