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gruesome-twosome

slang Two people or things considered as a duo or in tandem. "Gruesome" is used humorously, not as an accurate descriptor. Oh boy, the gruesome-twosome is here! How are you guys?
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gruesome-twosome

(ˈgrusəmˈtusəm)
n. two people or things. (Jocular. Neither the things nor the people have to be gruesome.) Well, it’s the gruesome-twosome. Come in and join the party.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Talking of gruesome twosomes; dragooned into starring in Mo's poxy panto, Darren looked confused when huge Heather showed him their lovechild and announced: "He is to become king of the Jews." Better than working at the car lot, I suppose.
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