[ too-pees ]
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  1. having or consisting of two parts or pieces, especially two matching pieces of a clothing ensemble: a two-piece bathing suit.

  1. Also two-piecer. a two-piece garment.

Origin of two-piece

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby two-piece Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use two-piece in a sentence

  • When the twine that holds your two-piece Rod together has been thoroughly wet, then when dry, and before using it again, wax well.

    The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
  • This deadfall may also be built on a stump with a small enclosure or pen and the two-piece trigger used.

    Deadfalls and Snares | A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
  • Down the stony winding road saunters one of the natives in a two-piece suit.

    If You Don't Write Fiction | Charles Phelps Cushing
  • He wore a “peaches-and-cream” two-piece suit and a panama fedora and carried a delicate bamboo cane.

    Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes | Stella M. Francis
  • Only this time she was decently dressed in a dark two-piece suit and wore make-up.

    Card Trick | Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for two-piece


  1. consisting of two separate parts, usually matching, as of a garment

  1. such an outfit

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