two-timed; two-timing; two-times

transitive verb

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

Examples of two-time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web John Hurt The two-time Oscar nominee who portrayed shop owner Garrick Ollivander died at the age of 77 in 2017. Lisa Respers France, CNN, 28 Sep. 2023 All football fans know who Travis Kelce is — two-time Super Bowl champion, three Super Bowl appearances, eight Pro Bowls, already considered a future Hall of Famer. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 28 Sep. 2023 The two-time Super Bowl champion addressed the rumors on the latest episode of his podcast. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, 28 Sep. 2023 The two-time Super Bowl champion previously coached at Jackson State University in Mississippi, while Shedeur Sanders, 21, also transferred to Colorado from that college to play as quarterback. Nikki Dobrin, Peoplemag, 27 Sep. 2023 Swift and the two-time Super Bowl champion were spotted leaving the stadium together. Elizabeth Napolitano, CBS News, 26 Sep. 2023 Last December, Variety exclusively revealed that Bird, a five-time Olympic gold medalist and basketball legend, and Rapinoe, a two-time FIFA World Cup-winning soccer superstar, would expand their influence beyond sports and launch the production company in partnership with Togethxr. Angelique Jackson, Variety, 25 Sep. 2023 Olympic champion and two-time World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe took her final bow in international football after the U.S. beat South Africa 2-0 in a friendly on Sunday in the Soldier Field stadium in Chicago. Reuters, NBC News, 25 Sep. 2023 The two-time world Formula One champion has racked up six podium finishes so far in 2023, putting Aston Martin in fourth place in the Constructor standings. Morgan Korn, ABC News, 24 Sep. 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 3 Oct. 2023.

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