from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Two people or things together; a pair or couple.
  • n. Sports A round of golf played by two people.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Being or constituting a pair; two.
  • adj. Twofold; double.
  • adj. Performed by two individuals.
  • n. A group of two; a pair; a couple; a group of two distinct individuals or components.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Being or constituting a pair; two.
  • Twofold; double; specifically, performed by two persons, as a dance.
  • n. In golf, a match between two persons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. two items of the same kind
  • n. a pair who associate with one another


From Middle English twosome, equivalent to two +‎ -some. Cognate with Scots twasome, twaesome ("twosome"). (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.