Definition of Tweedledee and tweedledum

1. Noun. Any two people who are hard to tell apart.

Exact synonyms: Tweedledum And Tweedledee
Generic synonyms: Brace, Pair



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tweedledee And Tweedledum

Tuvaluans
Tuvan
Tux
Tuxtla Gutierrez
Tuzla
Tver
Tvisha
Twainesque
Twainian
Tweed edgewise treatment
Tweed triangle
Tweedle-dee
Tweedle-dees
Tweedle-dum
Tweedle-dums
Tweedledee and Tweedledum
Tweedledum and Tweedledee
Twelfth cake
Twelfth cakes
Twelfth day
Twelfth night
Twelfthtide
Twelve Days of Christmas
Twelve Labours of Hercules
Twelve Tribes of Israel
Twelver
Twentieth Amendment
Twenty20
Twi
Twi-tard

Literary usage of Tweedledee and tweedledum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1872)
"They spent m, vapid evenings in restless balancings between the merits of Tweedledee and Tweedledum. In the attrition of mind with mind, they reached ..."

2. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"... it was a clear case of tweedledee and tweedledum between them as to opportunities and climate necessary for a pleasurable existence. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1889)
"You may either be prepared to fight like Tweedledee and Tweedledum, padded all over with pillows and coal-scuttles, and then belabour each other harmlessly ..."

4. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"... there is no more difference between the Gorman-Wilson bill in principle and this bill than there is between tweedledee and tweedledum. ..."

5. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"... there is no more difference between the Gorman-Wilson bill in principle and this bill than there is between tweedledee and tweedledum. ..."

6. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1889)
"... between the adult imbecile and the chronic insane, so far as practical purposes are concerned, is the difference between tweedledee and tweedledum. ..."

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