- 1A length of wood with a rectangular cross section nominally two inches by four inches: solid cages made out of two-by-fours [mass noun]: a piece of two-by-fourMore example sentences
- They picked out an odd assortment of two-by-fours and pieces of plywood and loaded it into my pickup truck.
- Level the top edge of the pond by using a carpenter's level on a straight two-by-four placed across the pond.
- We made everything out of thick plywood, two-by-fours and four-by-fours.
- 2 [usually as modifier] West Indian & US A small or insignificant thing, typically a building: they lived in a two-by-four shack of one bedroomMore example sentences
- I spend my entire life in this two-by-four shack taking care of those two kids and then you come home from work and what do you do?
More definitions of two-by-fourDefinition of two-by-four in:
- The US English dictionary