twenty–two

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noun twen·ty–two \-ˈtü\

Definition of twenty–two

  1. 1 :  a number that is one more than 21 — see number table

  2. 2 :  a .22-caliber firearm; especially :  one firing rimfire cartridges —usually written .22

twenty–two

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twenty–two

pronoun, plural in construction

1526

First Known Use of twenty–two

1526


TWENTY–TWO Defined for English Language Learners

twenty–two

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noun twen·ty–two \-ˈtü\

Definition of twenty–two for English Language Learners

  • : a gun that fires small bullets

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