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When you first fall in love it's so thrilling, you can't wait to throw yourself away and make this new wonderful twosome.
Jane Campion

Meaning of "twosome" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TWOSOME

twosome  [ˈtuːsəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TWOSOME

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adjective
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Twosome is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TWOSOME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse, or coitus or copulation, is chiefly the insertion and thrusting of a male's penis, usually when erect, into a female's vagina for the purposes of sexual pleasure or reproduction; also known as vaginal intercourse or vaginal sex.[3][4][5][6] Other forms of penetrative sexual intercourse include penetration of the anus by the penis, penetration of the mouth by the penis or oral penetration of the vulva or vagina, sexual penetration by the fingers, and penetration by use of a strap-on dildo.[7][8][9] These activities involve physical intimacy between two or more individuals and are usually used among humans solely for physical or emotional pleasure and commonly contribute to human bonding.[7][10] A variety of views concern what constitutes sexual intercourse or other sexual activity,[11][12] which can also impact views on sexual health.[13] Although the term sexual intercourse, particularly the variant coitus, most commonly denotes penile-vaginal penetration and the possibility of creating offspring, [3][5][6][14] it also commonly denotes penetrative oral sex and particularly penile-anal sex.

Definition of twosome in the English dictionary

The first definition of twosome in the dictionary is two together, esp two people. Other definition of twosome is a match between two people. Twosome is also consisting of or played by two.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TWOSOME


awesome
ˈɔːsəm
awsome
ˈɔːsəm
boresome
ˈbɔːsəm
dorsum
ˈdɔːsəm
fleasome
ˈfliːsəm
foursome
ˈfɔːsəm
grassum
ˈɡrɑːsəm
grewsome
ˈɡruːsəm
gruesome
ˈɡruːsəm
threesome
ˈθriːsəm
unawesome
ʌnˈɔːsəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TWOSOME

two-way mirror
two-way street
two-wheeler
TWOC
twoccer
twoccing
twocker
twocking
twoer
twofer
twofold
twofoldness
twoness
twonie
twopence
twopenceworth
twopenny
twopenny piece
twopenny-halfpenny
twp

WORDS THAT END LIKE TWOSOME

acrosome
autosome
centrosome
chromosome
desmosome
elaiosome
endosome
liposome
lysosome
melanosome
microsome
nucleosome
phagosome
ribosome
schistosome
sex chromosome
some
trypanosome
X chromosome
X-chromosome
Y-chromosome

Synonyms and antonyms of twosome in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «twosome» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TWOSOME

Find out the translation of twosome to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of twosome from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «twosome» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

两人一组
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dúo
570 millions of speakers

English

twosome
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

twosome
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مباراة فردية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

парочка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

perseguiçao
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুইজনের উপযোগী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

couple
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Twosome
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zu zweit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ツーサム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

두 사람이하는 놀이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Loro
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cuộc khiêu vu hai người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

twosome
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दोनदा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çift ​​kişilik dans
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

coppia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dwie osoby
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

парочка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

twosome
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

twosome
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

duo
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

PAR
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

twosome
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of twosome

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TWOSOME»

The term «twosome» is regularly used and occupies the 55.701 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TWOSOME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about twosome

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QUOTES WITH «TWOSOME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word twosome.
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Jane Campion
When you first fall in love it's so thrilling, you can't wait to throw yourself away and make this new wonderful twosome.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWOSOME»

Discover the use of twosome in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to twosome and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Dragon and the Gruesome Twosome
George encounters a magical dragon that takes him to a kingdom under siege by two trolls, and George sets off to capture them.
‎2008
2
Twosome:
This book addresses the theme of pairs in works of painting, graphic art and sculpture from the collection of the Russian Museum in St. Petersburgh
Yevgenia Petrova, Gosudarstvennyĭ russkiĭ muzeĭ (Saint Petersburg, Russia), 2002
3
Lonesome Twosome
These are deer hunters and trailer park people. Comic characters in TV shows, but not in this tragic tale where they throw themselves into life and death. They are the "mystical dreamers" portrayed in a song. Their burial places are holy.
Luis Harss, 2013
4
Tomatoes & Mozzarella: 100 Ways to Enjoy This Tantalizing ...
" - Paula Lambert, cheesemaker, owner of the Mozzarella Company, and author of "Cheese, Glorious Cheese"***"A showcase of gustatory thrills, "Tomatoes & Mozzarella" gives us one hundred mouthwatering ideas for pairing these complementary, ...
Hallie Harron, Shelley Sikora, 2011
5
True-Blue Texas Twosome
MARCH MADNESS DEBUT AUTHOR IT TAKES TWO TO TANGLE….
Kim Mckade, 2011
6
Gruesome Twosome
Aided by an unsavoury troupe of sociopathicpoodles, shifty penguins, vicious clowns and one very objectionablewitch, the Great Macabre will do everything he can to stopthe Gruesome Twosome from getting away.
Keith Brumpton, 2005
7
Tiny Twosome
A rhyming description of the characteristics and activities of twin toddlers.
Margaret O'Hair, 2004
8
My Mum and the Gruesome Twosome
Being a teenager is difficult enough - without suddenly finding out that your mum is pregnant.
Meg Harper, 2002
9
Working with Relationship Triangles: The One-two-three of ...
1f the outsider is a distancer being ignored by a cozy twosome, he or she is probably comfortable— up to a certain point. A husband is often very happy to have his wife and mother be good friends, especially if it diminishes their demands on ...
‎1996
10
Family Therapy: An Overview: An Overview
stress external to the twosome. When a certain moderate anxiety level is reached , one or both partners will involve a vulnerable third person. According to Bowen ( 1978), the twosome may “reach out”and pull in the other person, the emotions ...
Herbert Goldenberg, Irene Goldenberg, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWOSOME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term twosome is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cocalico, Lititz are LNP Tournament's final twosome
Cocalico blasts off for six second-inning runs to oust top-seeded Hempfield Black 6-2 in the LNP Tournament Midget semifinals Friday night, while the Lititz ... «LancasterOnline, Jul 15»
2
Roald Dahl's gruesome twosome The Twits return in new children's …
Roald Dahl's gruesome twosome The Twits return in new children's app. Twit or Miss game kicks off digital strategy to bring Dahl's characters to young fans, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
The Famous Mailbox
The Twosome Gossip. Arsenal make contact with Pedro and Benzema, United want Muslera, Liverpool to meet Benteke release fee... Last Updated: 06/07/15 at ... «Football365.com, Jul 15»
4
Kamla fed up of 'gruesome twosome'
EVEN as she declared being fed up of the “gruesome twosome” team of PNM leader Keith Rowley and ILP leader Jack Warner, Prime Minister Kamla ... «Trinidad News, Jun 15»
5
Scott Depot twosome wins WV Parent-Child golf tourney
The Williams' twosome shot 60 on the Cobb Course and closed with a 63 on the Stonehaven course. At the completion of the first round, the amateur division ... «Huntington Herald Dispatch, Jun 15»
6
West Xtra: West Allegheny twosome enjoying the Big 33 experience
West Allegheny quarterback Andrew Koester, carrying the ball during a Parkway Conference game against Central Valley last season, threw for 1,315 yards and ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jun 15»
7
Awesome Twosome: Harbhajan-Ashwin bowling together will be …
R Ashwin and (right) Harbhajan Singh gestures during a practice session ahead of their Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Monday. (Top) Harbhajan's return ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jun 15»
8
Concord Twosome Allegedly Involved in Knife Robbery
Concord Twosome Allegedly Involved in Knife Robbery. Police: Corey Miller robbed former Pembroke Academy classmate while Karissa Tucci assisted; both ... «Patch.com, May 15»
9
Throwback Twosome
Rishi Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan will be paired as father and son for the first time in director Umesh Shukla's All Is Well. But that's not where the excitement ... «Daily News & Analysis, Apr 15»
10
Capitals, Seeking Scoring Balance, Tinker With a Dynamic Twosome
WASHINGTON — For all of Alex Ovechkin's accomplishments with the Washington Capitals, it is hard to mention him without including Nicklas Backstrom in the ... «New York Times, Apr 15»

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