two-timed; two-timing; two-times

transitive verb

: to betray (a spouse or lover) by secret lovemaking with another
two-timer noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The two-time most valuable player scored 34 points, grabbed 21 rebounds and dished 14 assists in Denver’s Western Conference finals Game 1 win against the Lakers on Tuesday night. Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2023 On an episode of The Adam Buxton Podcast released Sunday, the two-time Academy Award-winning actor chatted about the future of filmmaking the role AI will play. Tracey Harrington Mccoy, Peoplemag, 17 May 2023 Milton was the first two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, in 1921 and 1923, and that was a remarkable feat in itself. The Indianapolis Star, 17 May 2023 Black Flies, the Cannes competition entry starring two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn and Tye Sheridan (Ready Player One), has been acquired by Signature Entertainment for the U.K. and Ireland from FilmNation Entertainment. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 May 2023 Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, who is taking the year off, former Cowboys defensive assistant Kris Richard, Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Brian Johnson and two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Keenan McCardell are also among the participants. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 17 May 2023 Ngo Okafor, the owner and founder of Iconoclast Fitness, and two-time Golden Gloves Championship winner goes through another installment of our 5 Minutes of Hell series designed to push you to your limits in a short amount of time. Mitch Calvert, Men's Health, 16 May 2023 Anderson—the Texans' No. 3 overall pick in last month's draft—was a two-time SEC Defensive Player of the Year and Unanimous All-American under Saban. Josh Criswell, Chron, 16 May 2023 See, the Mets won 101 games last year, amassing a huge lead in the NL East even as two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom sat out until August with a scapula injury. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 15 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of two-time was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Two-time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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