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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twenties, mid-twentiesnoun

    the time of life between 20 and 30

  2. twenties, 1920snoun

    the decade from 1920 to 1929


  1. twentiesnoun

    Twenty-dollar bills.

  2. twentiesnoun

    The decade of the 1820s, 1920s, 2020s, etc.

  3. twentiesnoun

    The decade of one's life from age 20 through age 29.

    The waiter was in his twenties.

  4. twentiesnoun

    Plural form of twenty.


  1. twenties

    The term "twenties" often refers to the numerical decade, from 20 to 29, in terms of age, years, or even centuries. It also applies to an amount of money in denominations of twenty dollars. The interpretation of "twenties" largely depends on the context in which it is used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twenties

    of Twenty

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    Rank popularity for the word 'twenties' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4027

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twenties in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twenties in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of twenties in a Sentence

  1. Randy Frederick:

    The Roaring Twenties were a great period of time for investors but they didn't end well.

  2. Morten Heierdal of Anti-Doping Norway:

    When I started, the people using steroids were almost exclusively men in their twenties and thirties, but what we see now is that more and more young boys and girls are interested, it has to do with the fixation with body image, the desire to look good...

  3. Katie Keim:

    Shape is a huge one, and I'm always looking for something really interesting and ornate when I pull dresses for my clients, it's going to be all over the place, sequins, embellishment, beading...think of the Roaring Twenties and 100 hundred years later.

  4. Proverb:

    When a man is not a lover in his twenties, not strong in his thirties, not rich in his forties and not wise in his fifties he will never be so.

  5. Rick Grucza:

    It’s quite likely that many of those who reported drinking regularly during their late teens went on to continue or escalate that habit throughout their adult life, in an ideal world, parents would both try to delay alcohol initiation until the late teens or early twenties and also try teach their kids to drink moderately and responsibly.

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