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Twenty appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Tricky Tristan tracked a trail of tiny turtles.
    How many tiny turtles did Tricky Tristan track?
    Tricky Tristan tracked twenty two tiny turtles;
    that's how many tiny turtles tricky Tristan tracked.

Twenty appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Have a pick: twenty six letters — no forcing a jumbled quiz! (46 letters)
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The word twenty is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun twenty

What does twenty mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: twenties

  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of twenty: 20 / XX
    • more generic term: large integer = an integer equal to or greater than ten
  2. a United States bill worth 20 dollars

Alternative definition of the noun twenty


  1. [colloquial] A banknote with a denomination of 20.
  2. [context: CB slang] 10-20 (location).
  3. [military] A set of twenty push-ups.

Definition of the adjective twenty

What does twenty mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more twenty / most twenty

  1. denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units

Other definitions of twenty

What does twenty also mean?


  1. The cardinal number 20, occurring after nineteen and before twenty-one.


  1. "Twenty" is a film.
    • also known as Seumusal
    • country: South Korea
    • genres: Erotica, Drama
  2. "Twenty" is a 1999 film directed by Marco Pozzi.
    • also known as Venti, 20, 20 - Zwanzig
    • country: Italy
    • language: Italian Language
    • genre: Drama
    • released in (16 years ago)
    • read more about Twenty (film)


Twenty is a fictional character in the action film The Protector 2.


Twenty is a 2009 Iranian film directed by Abdolreza Kahani.

Phrases with Twenty

  1. Twenty to
  2. Twenty-to
  3. Twenty Two
  4. twenty-one
  5. twenty-six
  6. twenty-two
  7. Twenty Past
  8. twenty-five
  9. twenty-four
  10. twenty-nine
  11. Twenty-Past
  12. Twenty Winks
  13. twenty-eight
  14. twenty-fifth
  15. twenty-first
  16. twenty-ninth
  17. twenty-seven
  18. twenty-sixth
  19. twenty-third
  20. twenty-three

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Twenty

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, Explained in English (1882)

Part II. Otchipwe-English by Frederic Baraga

Nijtana dassonik ashi nanan, twenty-five fathoms. — For numbers under twenty, see Nijonik. Mssonik. Dassdnindj. So many inches, (in numbers higher than nineteen.) — For numbers under twenty, see Nijanindj. Nissonindj, etc. DassSs, ( nin) ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language ... The twenty-first edition (1821)

by John WALKER (the Philologist.)

twenty. * 2 Twentieth, twénêtê-êth, a 279. Twice tenth. Twenty, twén'té, a. Twice ten.

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Quotes about Twenty

He who dies not in his twenty-third year, drowns not in his twenty-fourth, and is not slain in his twenty-fifth, may boast of good days.
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Scrabble value of T1W4E1N1T1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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