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tusk a long, large, pointed tooth that sticks out from the mouth of some animals. Tusks grow in pairs and may be used to find food or fight. Elephants, walruses, and wild boars have tusks.
tutor a person who gives private instruction to a student. [2 definitions]
Tuvalu an island country in the central part of the Pacific Ocean. Tuvalu lies south of the equator and north of the country of Fiji. The capital of Tuvalu is Funafuti.
tuxedo a complete suit of evening clothes for men that are worn on very formal occasions. A tuxedo consists, usually, of a black jacket, black trousers with a shiny, black side stripe, and a special white shirt. It is worn with a bow tie. Some tuxedo jackets have long "tails" at the back.
TV abbreviation of "television."
'twas shortened form of "it was."
tweed a rough, wool cloth woven with at least two colors. Tweed is used to make coats and suits.
tweezers a small metal tool that has two arms, used for picking up or plucking out small objects such as hairs or splinters.
twelfth coming next after the eleventh in a series. [3 definitions]
twelve the word for the Arabic numeral 12 and for the Roman numeral XII. [3 definitions]
twentieth coming next after the nineteenth in a series. [3 definitions]
twenty the word for the Arabic numeral 20 and for the Roman numeral XX. [3 definitions]
twice two times; in two instances. [2 definitions]
twig a small branch of a tree or shrub.
twilight the faint light in the sky when the sun is below the horizon before sunrise and after sunset. [2 definitions]
twin either of two children or animals born at the same time to one mother. [4 definitions]
twine sturdy string that is made by twisting two or more strands together. [4 definitions]
twinge a sudden, sharp pain that does not last long. [2 definitions]
twinkle to shine with a light that flickers or is not steady. [4 definitions]
twirl to cause to spin or revolve quickly; rotate. [3 definitions]
twist to combine by winding together in order to make a single thread. [18 definitions]