Definition of one-two in English:



  • A pair of punches in quick succession, especially with alternate hands.

    [as modifier] ‘a one-two punch’
    • ‘She served up a spectacular one-two punch in her first two years as a pro.’
    • ‘The angel looked up in time to be knocked back again by a one-two punch from Shadow.’
    • ‘But if Pentham's goal was a real sucker punch then the one-two combination in the first four minutes had Teachers reeling on the ropes.’
    • ‘Woo, who had previously tackled kung fu as well as staid dramedies, set about changing that with the one-two punch of The Killer and then Hard Boiled.’