Definition of twosome in US English:



  • 1A pair of people considered together.

    • ‘This is good news for classical music lovers, as the twosome will perform at the Chowdiah Memorial Hall here at 7.15 p.m. on March 27.’
    • ‘There are also couples who are so close that they become the dominant twosome, and simply don't allow children to interfere with their intimacy and have great times together.’
    • ‘Eventually, the three twosomes end up in Omaha, Nebraska, where there is a karaoke contest offering a $5,000 grand prize.’
    • ‘Every superhero has an origin story and this talented twosome is no exception.’
    • ‘Classic American wanderers go in twosomes across the land, where European ones, from Ulysses to Wilfred Thesiger, travel most typically alone.’
    • ‘Not surprisingly, it has become a popular eat-out for the corporates, families and for the cosy twosomes.’
    • ‘The loving twosome will live in Charleston, SC.’
    • ‘Of course, some famous twosomes have managed to keep love alive while working together.’
    • ‘In reality, many of your clients will be twosomes - couples - and you will often find that they have conflicting tastes.’
    • ‘Having exchanged sacred marital vows, the loving twosome will make their home in Antioch, CA.’
    • ‘Metro Atlanta is where the loving twosome will reside.’
    • ‘Now, the violin-playing twosome also credit their time spent busking in towns across northern England with giving them their first vital professional break.’
    • ‘The loving twosome will make their new life together by residing in the Windy City.’
    • ‘The loving twosome will make their home in South Beach, FL.’
    • ‘It is specially designed for our needs,’ the twosome declare proudly.’
    • ‘Passed over for membership on several occasions, the twosome threatened court action to reverse their exclusion, an argument backed by the province's Equality Commission.’
    • ‘When Risberg, who had stepped out for a bit, re-entered with roses and a ring, Hanna exited, leaving the lovebirds a happy twosome…’
    • ‘The author also takes a chance and introduces a new character to join the terrible twosome.’
    • ‘The consequences for the terrible twosome could be dire. Whilst at this stage the hearing is attempting to get to the heart of the union's financial woes, legal action couldn't be far off.’
    • ‘The twosome honeymooned in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.’
    couple, pair, duo, duology
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    1. 1.1 A game or dance for or involving two people.