twenty-two

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

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

adjective

amounting to 22 in number.

Nearby words

  1. twenty-third amendment,
  2. twenty-third psalm,
  3. twenty-three,
  4. twenty-twenty,
  5. twenty-twenty hindsight,
  6. twenty20,
  7. twentyfold,
  8. twentymo,
  9. twerk,
  10. twerp

.22

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

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