Definition of two-time in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈto͞o ˌtīm/


[with object] informal
Deceive or be unfaithful to (a lover or spouse): he was two-timing a fiancée back in England
More example sentences
  • It is true that Bridget Jones is particularly neurotic in her quest to snare a partner, but at least she ditches the rat who two-times her, showing that she does have some sense of self-esteem.
  • He could be in hot water with his missus over published reports that he two-timed her with a porn star at a wild bachelor party.
  • She used to go out with him before he two-timed her.


Denoting someone who has done or experienced something twice: a two-time winner of the event
More example sentences
  • She is a two-time Tony winner, and a wonderful actress and singer.
  • He can be excused for feeling that way as he was not the only one trying to work out what had changed the team from two-time losers to sudden winners.
  • The Clan men's team is the three-time defending champs while the women's team are two-time defending champs.



Pronunciation: /ˈto͞o ˌtīmər/
Example sentences
  • So Francis and I had this long discussion about him being jealous and me being a player and a two-timer…
  • If there's one thing that two-timers are often skilled at, it's two-timing.
  • I would never have the audacity to fall for such a slimy two-timer!


Pronunciation: /ˈto͞otīmiNG/

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Syllabification: two-time

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