twenty-two

noun
twen·​ty-two | \ ˈtwen-tē-ˈtü How to pronounce twenty-two (audio) , ˈtwən- \

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

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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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“Twenty-two.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twenty-two. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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twenty-two

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English Language Learners Definition of twenty-two

: a gun that fires small bullets

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