English dictionary


twaddle |ˈtwɑːdl| — pretentious or silly talk or writing

twain |tweɪn| — two items of the same kind

twang |twæŋ| — a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)

twangle  — (intransitive) To twang.

tweak |twiːk| — a squeeze with the fingers

tweaker |ˈtwiːkə| — A person who tweaks something.

tweed |twiːd| — thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland

tweeds |twiːdz| — plural form of tweed.

tweeny |ˈtwiːniː| — A servant who works between two others, or assists both.

tweet |twiːt| — a weak chirping sound as of a small bird

tweeter |ˈtwiːtər| — a loudspeaker that reproduces higher audio frequency sounds

tweezer |ˈtwiːzər| — a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping

tweezers |ˈtwiːzərz| — A small pincerlike instrument, usually made of metal, used for handling or picking up small objects (such as postage stamps), plucking out (plucking) hairs, pulling out slivers, etc.

twelfth |twelfθ| — position 12 in a countable series of things

Twelfth-night |ˌtwelfθ ˈnaɪt| — A Christian festival marking the coming of Epiphany and concluding the Twelve Days of Christmas, traditionally falling on the evening of January 5 (i.e., on the eve of Twelfth Day, January 6), but also sometimes defined as falling on the evening of Januar

twelve |twelv| — the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one

twelvefold |ˈtwelvˌfəʊld| — By a factor of twelve.

twelvemo |ˈtwelvməʊ| — (paper) duodecimo, or 12mo, a paper size, so called because it is cut 12 to a (huge, originally made) sheet

twelvemonth |ˈtwelvmʌnθ| — a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days

twenties |ˈtwentɪz| — the time of life between 20 and 30

twentieth |ˈtwentɪɪθ| — position 20 in a countable series of things

twenty |ˈtwentɪ| — the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one

twenty-eight  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-seven and one

twenty-first |ˌtwentɪˈfɜːst| — coming next after the twentieth in position

twenty-five  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-four and one

twenty-four  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-three and one

twenty-nine  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-eight and one

twenty-one  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty and one

twenty-seven  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-six and one

twenty-six  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-five and one

twenty-three |ˌtwentɪˈθriː| — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-two and one

twenty-two  — the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-one and one

twerp |twɜːrp| — someone who is regarded as contemptible

twice |twaɪs| — two times

twiddle |ˈtwɪdl| — a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns

twiddler |ˈtwɪdlə| — someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner

twig |twɪɡ| — a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year

twiggy |ˈtwɪɡɪ| — thin as a twig

twilight |ˈtwaɪlaɪt| — the time of day immediately following sunset

twill |twɪl| — a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs

twin |twɪn| — either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

twin-engined |ˈˌtwɪn ˈenjənd| — Alternative form of twin-engine.

twine |twaɪn| — a lightweight cord

twiner |ˈtwaɪnə| — someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing

twinge |twɪndʒ| — a sudden sharp feeling

twinkle |ˈtwɪŋkl| — a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash

twinkling |ˈtwɪŋklɪŋ| — a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

twins |ˈtwɪnz| — (mineralogy) two interwoven crystals that are mirror images on each other

twirl |twɜːrl| — a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

twist |twɪst| — an unforeseen development

twisted |ˈtwɪstɪd| — having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented

twister |ˈtwɪstər| — a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground

twisting |ˈtwɪstɪŋ| — the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

twit |twɪt| — someone who is regarded as contemptible

twitch |twɪtʃ| — a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition

twitchy |ˈtwɪtʃɪ| — susceptible to twitching a lot.

twite |ˈtwaɪt| — A small passerine bird, Carduelis flavirostris, that breeds in northern Europe and across central Asia.

twitter |ˈtwɪtər| — a series of chirps

two |tuː| — the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

two-by-four |ˌfɔːr| — a timber measuring (slightly under) 2 inches by 4 inches in cross section

two-decker |ˈtuːˈdekə| — A sail warship, which carried her guns on two fully-armed decks. Usually additional guns were carried on the upper works (forecastle and quarterdeck) but this was not a continuous battery so were not counted. Two-deckers ranged all the way from the small

two-dimensional |ˌtuːdaɪˈmenʃ(ə)n(ə)l| — lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth

two-edged |tuː ˈedʒd| — (of an edged weapon etc) having two cutting edges

two-faced |tuː ˈfeɪst| — marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another

two-fisted |ˈfɪstɪd| — using both fists (figuratively, hands)

two-fold |ˈtuːfəʊld| — having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities

two-footed |ˈfʊtɪd| — having two feet

two-handed |tuː ˈhændɪd| — requiring two hands or designed for two people

two-headed  — Having two heads or faces on one body.

two-leaved  — having two leaves

two-legged  — Having or furnished with two legs, or leg-like appendages.

two-part |pɑːrt| — involving two parts or elements

two-piece |ˈtuː piːs| — a business suit consisting of a matching jacket and skirt or trousers

two-ply |ˈtuː plaɪ| — having a thickness made up of two layers or strands

two-seater |tuː ˈsiːtər| — an open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat

two-sided |ˈsaɪdɪd| — having two sides or parts

two-step |ˈtuː step| — a ballroom dance in duple meter; marked by sliding steps

two-thirds |ˈtuːˈθɜːdz| — two of three equal parts of a divisible whole

two-time |taɪm| — carry on a romantic relationship with two people at the same time

two-tongued |ˈtuːˈtʌŋd| — Having two tongues; double-tongued.

two-way |ˈtuː weɪ| — supported by both sides

two-year  — having a life cycle lasting two seasons

twofold |ˈtuːfəʊld| — by a factor of two

twoness |ˈtuːnəs| — The state or condition of being two; duality; doubleness; duplicity.

twopence |ˈtʌpəns| — a former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies

twopenny |ˈtʌpənɪ| — of trifling worth

twopenny-halfpenny |ˌtʌpnɪ ˈheɪpnɪ| — of trifling worth

twosome |ˈtuːsəm| — two items of the same kind

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