Definition of 'twas in English:

'twas

Line breaks: 'twas
Pronunciation: /twɒz
 
, twəz
 
/
archaic or • literary

contraction

  • It was.
    More example sentences
    • 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
    • 'Twas the best of times, 'twas the worst of times.

More definitions of 'twas

Definition of 'twas in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody