two pair

noun

Definition of two pair

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 British : a lodging situated on the third floor
2 or two pairs : a pair of one denomination and another of different denomination held in the same hand in poker and ranking between one pair and triplets — see poker illustration

two-pair

adjective

Definition of two-pair (Entry 2 of 2)

1 British : situated on the third story above two flights of stairs a two-pair front room
2 : containing two pairs a two-pair poker hand

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for two pair

Adjective

two pair

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on two pair

What made you want to look up two pair? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to move or obtain by small maneuvers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!