[ twen-tee-too, twuhn- ]


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


  1. amounting to 22 in number.

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Example Sentences

A couple of years ago I had twenty-two posts by Christmas, and I think I still led the league in goals that year.

Twenty-two years ago a revival of the beloved musical Guys and Dolls captured the affection of theatergoers in New York.

Twenty-two years ago, the quintessential Broadway musical ‘Guys and Dolls’ returned to Broadway.

The state of Georgia once had twenty-two minor-league towns; now it has only three.

More than twenty-two grape varieties flourish including Mission, Syrah, Petit Syrah, Alicante Bouchet and Zinfandel.

At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.

Given at Madrid, December thirty-one, one thousand six hundred and twenty-two.

At the English invasion of 1296, they would both be vigorous young men of twenty-two, or thereabouts.

The gold weighs two maes four diezmos of twenty-two carats fine.

There were twenty-two stops on the Swell, and the Swell bellows was placed inside the Swell box.





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