Definition of Twosome

1. Noun. Two items of the same kind.

Exact synonyms: Brace, Couple, Couplet, Distich, Duad, Duet, Duo, Dyad, Pair, Span, Twain, Yoke
Terms within: Fellow, Mate
Generic synonyms: 2, Deuce, Ii, Two
Specialized synonyms: Doubleton
Derivative terms: Couple, Pair, Pair



2. Noun. A pair who associate with one another. "An inseparable twosome"
Exact synonyms: Couple, Duet, Duo
Generic synonyms: Pair
Specialized synonyms: Same-sex Marriage
Derivative terms: Couple

Definition of Twosome

1. Adjective. Being or constituting a pair; two. ¹

2. Adjective. Twofold; double. ¹

3. Adjective. Performed by two individuals. ¹

4. Noun. A group of two; a pair; a couple; a group of two distinct individuals or components. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twosome

1. a group of two [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twosome

twonking
twonks
twoonie
twoonies
twopartite
twopence
twopences
twopenn'orth
twopenny
twopenny-halfpenny
twopenn’orths
twos
twoscore
twoscores
twosies
twosome (current term)
twosomes
twoth
twothirds
twotino
twotinos
twoty
twp
twunt
twunts
twyblade
twyer
twyere
twyeres
twyers

Literary usage of Twosome

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1. David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson (1905)
"CHAPTER XXVII A twosome I BELIEVE it was about the fifth day, and I know at least that James was in one of his fits of gloom, when I received three letters. ..."

2. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"... But I vote such sport as " slow "— Find it rather glum and gruesome; With a little maid I know I would play a quiet " twosome "! ..."

3. In College Days: Recent Varsity Verse by Joseph Le Roy Harrison (1901)
"Under the sunny August sky We sought her ball, Jeannette and I, — 'T was just a twosome. Our hands met in the search somehow, Alas, for me the hazard now, ..."

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