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)

tweak |twiːk| — a squeeze with the fingers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

twenty |ˈtwenti| — 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 |ˌtwentiˈfɜːst| — 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 |ˌtwentiˈθriː| — 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 |ˈtwɪɡi| — 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

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

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

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

two-fold |ˈtuːfoʊld| — 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-leaved  — having two leaves

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

two-year  — having a life cycle lasting two seasons

twofold |ˈtuːfoʊld| — by a factor of two

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

twopenny |ˈtʌpəni| — of trifling worth

twopenny-halfpenny |ˌtʌpnɪ ˈheɪpni| — of trifling worth

twosome |ˈtuːsəm| — two items of the same kind