[ noun ] the time of life between 20 and 30
Used in print(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
Prokofieff 's Classical_Symphony was hailed as an ingenious work from a naturally gifted and well trained musician still in his twenties .(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)
The company grew out of efforts by two completely inexperienced men in their late twenties , neither having a formal education applicable to , or experience in , manufacturing or selling our type of articles .
[ noun ] the decade from 1920 to 1929
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
The Percussive Twenties ( SP 44006 ) stirs pleasant memories with well-known songs of that day , and Johnny_Keating 's Kombo gives_forth with tingling jazz in Percussive_Moods ( SP 44005 ) .