twenty-two

noun twen·ty-two \ ˈtwen-tē-ˈtü , ˈtwən- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of twenty-two

1 : a number that is one more than 21 — see Table of Numbers
2 : a .22-caliber firearm; especially : one firing rimfire cartridges usually written .22

twenty-two

adjective

twenty-two

pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of twenty-two

1526

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : a gun that fires small bullets


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