two-timer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n two-timer a person who says one thing and does another
    • n two-timer someone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
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Usage

In literature:

Old-timers on the two teams recognized the familiar faces in the bleachers and were quick to give them a welcoming cheer.
"Love Conquers All" by Robert C. Benchley
Bill led me at once past two or three lounging cow persons to the cubbyhole, where arose a typical old timer.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
Of the two bridge tables all the players were old-timers except Mrs. Mallory.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
He finally told one or two which convinced us that we had struck an old-timer.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
It was two hours before I located the same, which was caused by the timer.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
All of them are old timers, except two fellows that came in two days ago.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
Farnum and Mr. Hampton, however, were as eagerly interested as the two old-timers.
"The Radio Boys Rescue the Lost Alaska Expedition" by Gerald Breckenridge
There were one or two old-timers among the audience.
"The Million Dollar Mystery" by Harold MacGrath
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In news:

This week, there were two first-timers.
Was 'Bachelor' babe Gia Allemand a two-timer.
LoDo's two new Mexican-oriented eateries replace a pair of long-timers that recently departed the scene.
He rubs his two-tone mitt with glove oil, slathers it with shaving cream and sets the timer for 30 seconds.
Two-timer gets at least 15 more years in prison.
Was 'Bachelor' babe Gia Allemand a two-timer .
Johnny Depp, two-timer : People's Sexiest Man Alive, again.
Just try cheating now, you two-timers.
BEIRUT— Lebanese military experts on Monday dismantled two Katyusha rockets that were equipped with timers and ready to fire at Israel, a senior Lebanese security official said.
More than two dozen were seats vacated by incumbents or are filled by short-timers who won special elections to fill partial terms.
Middlebury's police station is 7,620 square feet and houses a department with 16 full-time employees, including an administrative assistant and a dispatcher, and four part-timers, including two dispatchers.
You probably already have one, or two, or more timers easily to hand (in your wristwatch, PDA, or cellphone.
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In science:

Following the scheme in [AL94], a timer would be defined by means of two formulas (which we do not report here for the sake of brevity: the interested reader can find them in [AL94]).
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
Sue-Ellen Fahey left at the end of the year, and we welcome two part-timers – Cathy Cafe, who has the very important task of looking after the payroll, and Suzanne Tritton, who will be our Personnel Officer.
Anglo-Australian Observatory February 2009 newsletter
Four values (two bits) could specify longevities on the order of seconds, minutes, hours, and days. A scheme along the lines of a hierarchical timer wheel could then be used to track and update packet longevity efficiently.
DIP: Disruption-Tolerance for IP
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