two-hander [to͞o΄han′dər]
Chiefly Brit. a play in which there are only two characters

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  • Two-hander — is a term for a play or movie with only two main characters. [cite web |url= result slang=two hander page=Slanguage display=two hander |title=Slanguage Dictionary Results Two hander… …   Wikipedia

  • two-hander — two handˈer noun Anything designed for, written for or requiring both hands or two people (eg actors) • • • Main Entry: ↑two * * * ˌtwo ˈhander f5 [two hander] noun (especially BrE) a play …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-hander — [to͞o΄han′dər] n. Chiefly Brit. a play in which there are only two characters * * * …   Universalium

  • two-hander — UK [ˌtuː ˈhændə(r)] / US [ˌtu ˈhændər] noun [countable] Word forms two hander : singular two hander plural two handers theatre British a play written for two actors …   English dictionary

  • two-hander — two hand|er [ ,tu hændər ] noun count BRITISH a play written for two actors …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • two-hander — noun a play for two actors …   English new terms dictionary

  • two-hander —   refers to a film with only two characters   Example: Sleuth (1972), with Michael Caine and Richard Burton …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • List of EastEnders two-hander episodes — EastEnders two hander episodes refers to singular episodes of the BBC soap opera EastEnders that feature only two members of the cast for the duration. Scripted like mini plays, two hander episodes have become a tradition in EastEnders over the… …   Wikipedia

  • -hander — [[t] hæ̱ndə(r)[/t]] handers COMB in N COUNT: oft N n hander combines with words like two or three to form nouns which indicate how many people are involved in a particular activity, especially a play or a film. [mainly BRIT] → See also , right… …   English dictionary

  • two-hand·er — /ˈtuːˈhændɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] 1 : something that is done with both hands She hit a two hander [=a two handed tennis shot] down the line. 2 : a play that is written to be performed by two actors …   Useful english dictionary

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