twosome

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n twosome a pair who associate with one another "the engaged couple","an inseparable twosome"
    • n twosome two items of the same kind
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n twosome In golf, a match between two persons.
    • twosome Being or constituting a pair; two.
    • twosome Twofold; double; specifically, performed by two persons, as a dance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Twosome two, twofold
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. twá (fem.), twégen (masc.), twa, (neut.); Ger. zwei, Goth. twai; also Gr. dyo, L. duo, Sans. dva, Gael. da, do.

Usage

In literature:

Prior to that Hephzy and I had, golfly speaking, been playing it as a twosome.
"Kent Knowles: Quahaug" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Friend Host said he had a twosome on at the Club and was trying out an imported Cleek, so he invited Mr. Pallzey to be a Spectator.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
So we begins our first burglar hunt as a twosome, and I must say there's other sports I enjoy more.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
The big kick in golf is winning over the other guy in a twosome.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
The big kick in golf is in winning over the other guy in a twosome.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Elmer and Kenny would be the other twosome, and, both armed with quarterstaffs would be troubleshooters.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
After all, a foursome has to give way for a twosome.
"Under One Flag" by Richard Marsh
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In news:

Baseball's Low-Profile Managers Dark Cloud over Briggs-Foreman Tennis's Intriguing Twosomes The Clause That Sprewell Didn't Have A Plethora of Packers Presents.
A Cordial Twosome in Hollywood.
Twosome Halloween costumes that aren't stupid.
The annual Couples Scotch Twosome event was held Sunday at the Heritage Course at Marquette Golf Club.
Return of the Texas twosome .
Marriage Is A Twosome Business.
Lab work pays off for this twosome .
Dining as a Twosome .
In a pic Cassie tweeted from the twosome's "The Boys" video, Nicki is seen kneeling down in front of Cassie , who has her best O face/rough face on, with her hand strategically placed above Cassie 's shelved boobies.
The singer-songwriter, 22, and the One Direction hunk, 18, have been increasingly open about their fledgling romance -- and at a party in NYC Dec 3, the talked-about twosome demonstrated their growing affection with an iconic dance .
The NYC-based twosome has shown some of their marital problems on their Bravo reality show.
Between her blossoming acting career and his smooth R&B jams, this twosome will surely make its mark in the entertainment industry.
Tattooed twosome Kat Von D and Jesse James call off their relationship once again.
As Lea Solanga exits the stage (no doubt to thunderous applause), the venue will immediately begin preparing for the arrival of iconic twosome Loggins & Messina .
While most couples stemming from the ABC reality show break up soon after their made-for-TV courtships start, Season 13 twosome Molly and Jason Mesnick are expecting their first child together.
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