two by two

Definition of two by two

  1. :  two at a time :  first two and then another two, etc. They entered the room two by two.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  being one more than one in number

  1. :  two countable individuals not specified

    :  a small approximate number of indicated things

  1. :  the second in a set or series

    :  a 2-dollar bill

    :  something having two units or members


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