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Definitions of twenty

  1. a United States bill worth 20 dollars Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. An indefinite number more or less that twenty. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. The number next following nineteen; the sum of twelve and eight, or twice ten; twenty units or objects; a score. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A symbol representing twenty units, as 20, or xx. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The number next after nineteen; a score; a sign representing twenty units, as 20 or xx. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The number next after nineteen: the figures representing twenty. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Twice ten; a score. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. One more than nineteen; a score; an indefinite number. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. Twice ten. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Twice ten: nineteen and one: an indefinite number. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for twenty

  1. I haven't heard a word of her for five and twenty years. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  2. Well, suppose we say at one and twenty – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn
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