twenties

noun
1. the time of life between 20 and 30 (Freq. 3)
Syn: ↑mid-twenties
Hypernyms: ↑time of life
Part Holonyms: ↑adulthood, ↑maturity
2. the decade from 1920 to 1929 (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑1920s
Hypernyms: ↑decade, ↑decennary, ↑decennium

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twenˈties plural noun
1. The numbers twenty to twenty-nine
2. The years so numbered in life or any century
3. A range of temperatures from twenty to just less than thirty degrees
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Main Entry:twenty

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  • twenties — 1829 as the years of someone s life between 20 and 29; 1830 as a decade of years in a given century. See TWENTY (Cf. twenty) …   Etymology dictionary

  • twenties — see eighties …   Modern English usage

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  • twenties — noun a) Twenty dollar bills. The waiter was in his twenties. b) The decade of the 1920s …   Wiktionary

  • twenties — n. numbers 20 through 29; years from 1920 to 1929, decade of the 1920 s twen·ty || twentɪ n. number 20 adj. amounting to 20 in number …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Roaring Twenties — is a phrase used to describe the 1920s, principally in North America, that emphasizes the period s social, artistic, and cultural dynamism. Normalcy returned to politics in the wake of World War I, jazz music blossomed, the flapper redefined… …   Wikipedia

  • The Roaring Twenties (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = The Roaring Twenties Img capt = Img size = 150 Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = London and Brighton, England Genre = new wave art rock Years active = 2003 ndash;present Label = Snakes Ladders… …   Wikipedia

  • Roaring Twenties — « Roaring Twenties » (littéralement « [années] vingt rugissantes ») est un terme anglophone faisant explicitement référence à la période de l entre deux guerres, et plus précisément aux années 1920 comme son nom l indique,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Roaring Twenties — For the time period, see Roaring Twenties and 1920s . Also, there was a 1960s television series and 2008 Irish sitcom of the same name. Infobox Film | name =The Roaring Twenties caption = director = Raoul Walsh producer = writer = Mark Hellinger… …   Wikipedia

  • mid-twenties — n. the time of life between 20 and 30. Syn: twenties. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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