twos

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /tuːz/, [tʰu̟ːz], enPR: to͞oz
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  • (US) IPA(key): /tuz/, [tʰu̟z], enPR: to͞oz
  • Rhymes: -uːz

Noun[edit]

twos

  1. plural of two.
    It's odd there were no twos in the winning lottery numbers.
    The people arrived in twos and threes.
  2. The age of two; two years old.
    The boy in his twos is just learning to walk.
    Twos are the hardest year on parents.

twos pl (plural only)

  1. (Britain, prison slang) The cells located on the first floor.
    Coordinate terms: ones, threes, fours, fives

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Noun[edit]

twos pl (plural only)

  1. (poker slang) A pair of twos.
    Synonyms: deuces, ducks
  2. (sports) A reserves team.

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Verb[edit]

twos (third-person singular simple present twoses, present participle twosing, simple past and past participle twosed)

  1. (transitive, MLE) To share a cigarette with someone after smoking half of it.
    • 2007 January 29, Jamie T (lyrics), “Pacemaker”, in Panic Prevention[1], track 8:
      With a lump in your throat, she won’t understand
      Twos on a cigarette and talk blah-blah
    • 2020 July 3, Y.CB of 7th (lyrics), “Lightwork Freestyle”‎[2]:
      Tell bro “make sure you twos that, yute!”

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Romanization[edit]

twōs

  1. Romanization of 𐍄𐍅𐍉𐍃