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Tuvalu an island country in the central Pacific, south of the equator and north of Fiji.
tux (informal) a tuxedo.
tuxedo a complete suit of formal evening clothes for men, consisting of a usu. black coat with tails, usu. black trousers with side stripe, white shirt, and black bow tie. [2 definitions]
TV abbreviation of "television."
TVA abbreviation of "Tennessee Valley Authority," a U.S. federal corporation formed in 1933 to provide inexpensive electric power, flood control, and irrigation to the Tennessee Valley by developing the Tennessee River and creating dams, reservoirs, and the like.
TV dinner a packaged frozen meal that is ready for eating when heated.
twaddle silly, trivial, or meaningless talk or writing.
twain two of anything; pair; couple.
twang to make a strong, sharp, vibrating or ringing sound, as a tight string when plucked. [5 definitions]
'twas contracted form of "it was."
twat (vulgar slang) the vulva. [2 definitions]
tweak to pull, pinch, or pluck with a sudden, often sharp, twisting movement. [4 definitions]
tweed a coarse, rugged woolen cloth woven in a twill pattern, used esp. for coats and suits. [2 definitions]
tweedledum and tweedledee (sometimes caps.) two persons, groups, or the like that resemble one another so closely that they are nearly indistinguishable.
tweedy made of or similar to tweed. [2 definitions]
tweet the short weak sound made by a small or young bird; chirp. [5 definitions]
tweeter the small component of a high-fidelity loudspeaker that reproduces sounds of high pitch and frequency. (Cf. woofer.)
tweeze to pluck out, usu. with tweezers.
tweezers a small metal tool that has two arms, used for picking up or plucking out small objects such as hairs or splinters.
twelfth indicating rank or position between eleventh and thirteenth. [3 definitions]
Twelfth Day the twelfth day after Christmas, January 6, once observed as the last day of the Christmas festivities; Epiphany.