two-time

verb \ ˈtü-ˌtīm \

Definition of two-time

transitive verb
1 :to betray (a spouse or lover) by secret lovemaking with another

two-timer

noun

First Known Use of two-time

1924

two-time Synonyms

Synonyms
backstab, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-time
Antonyms
stand by
Related Words
give away; inform (on), peach, rat (on), shop [British], snitch (on), split (on) [British], tell (on), turn in
Near Antonyms
defend, guard, protect, safeguard, save, shield


TWO-TIME Defined for English Language Learners

two-time

verb

Definition of two-time for English Language Learners

  • : to be unfaithful to (your husband, wife, partner, etc.) by having a sexual relationship with someone else



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