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[too-tohn] /ˈtuˈtoʊn/
having two colors or two shades of the same color:
a two-tone automobile.
Also, two-toned.
Origin of two-tone
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for two-tone
  • Always elegant, he favoured two-tone shoes and felt fedoras.
  • To create two-tone pops, make two different recipes and use twice as many molds.
  • Flanking them are halter-topped honeys with long, two-tone hair.
  • They're not going to add an alternate jersey or a two-tone batting helmet anytime soon.
  • One estimate is provided by the two-tone method, the other by an empirical regression spline method.
  • Authentic state treasurer checks have a two-tone background that fades from blue to green to blue.
  • The boilers have a two-tone, red and gray jacket enclosure with the controls and piping on the right side of the unit.
British Dictionary definitions for two-tone


of two colours or two shades of the same colour
(esp of sirens, car horns, etc) producing or consisting of two notes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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