two·​some | \ ˈtü-səm \

Definition of twosome

1 : a group of two persons or things : couple
2 : a golf singles match

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Synonyms for twosome


brace, couple, couplet, duo, dyad, pair, twain

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Examples of twosome in a Sentence

We were the first twosome out on the golf course this morning. those sisters are a constant twosome, going everywhere together

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But step aside, folks: there’s a new twosome in town. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Timothée Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp Are the Newest Style Couple to Watch," 26 Dec. 2018 The twosome shared some cute moments on the red carpet, as well. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "John Legend Tears Up Honoring Chrissy Teigen at Glamour's 2018 Women of the Year Awards," 12 Nov. 2018 Woods, who shot 66 on Saturday, is paired with Molinari, two groups behind the final twosome of Spieth and Xander Schauffele. ___ The yellow grass of a dry summer in Scotland comes to life Sunday because of a red shirt at the British Open. Fox News, "The Latest: Kisner drops out of lead at British Open," 22 July 2018 The elegant twosome has perfectly preppy outfits that are bound to inspire your next look. Micaela English, Town & Country, "T&C's Favorite Preppy Blogs," 10 Nov. 2014 For the most dramatic twosomes, Banksy and Painting are both topical and comical costumes. Vogue, "21 Ridiculously Easy Couples Costume Ideas for Halloween," 12 Oct. 2018 The twosome make noise using their bodies to sound like animals such as whales, fish, and owls. Megan Friedman, Good Housekeeping, "Simon Cowell Demands Heidi Klum Change Her Vote During Last Night's 'America's Got Talent'," 22 Aug. 2018 The golfers are not too far into their round when a father-and-son twosome on an adjoining fairway spots the distinctive Clinton white mane and begins a headlong gallop toward the group, only to be intercepted by a Secret Service agent. Jack Mccallum,, "The President Is Golfing," 27 June 2018 The video features a definite sponsorship by Lyft as the singer plays chauffer to the devilish twosome. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Galantis and Max Moto-Surf LA in 'Satisfied,' Hit Big On 'Mama Look At Me Now': Watch," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of twosome

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of twosome

: a group of two people or things

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