[ twen-tee-too, twuhn- ]
/ ˈtwɛn tiˈtu, ˈtwʌn- /


a cardinal number, 20 plus 2.
a symbol for this number, as 22 or XXII.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 22 in number.

Definition for twenty-two (2 of 2)


or twen·ty-two

[ twen-tee-too, twuhn- ]
/ ˈtwɛn tiˈtu, ˈtwʌn- /

noun, plural .22s, .22's.

a rifle or pistol using a cartridge .22 inch in diameter and of varying length.
the cartridge itself.

Origin of .22

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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