two·​some ˈtü-səm How to pronounce twosome (audio)
: a group of two persons or things : couple
: a golf singles match

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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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of twosome was in the 14th century

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“Twosome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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two·​some ˈtü-səm How to pronounce twosome (audio)
: a group of two persons or things

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