tête-à-tête


1tête–à–tête

noun \ˌtet-ə-ˈtet, ˌtāt-ə-ˈtāt, 2 is also ˈtēt-ə-ˌtēt\

: a private conversation between two people

Full Definition of TÊTE-À-TÊTE

1
:  a private conversation between two persons
2
:  a short piece of furniture (as a sofa) intended to seat two persons especially facing each other

Origin of TÊTE-À-TÊTE

French, literally, head to head
First Known Use: 1696

2tête–à–tête

adverb \ˌtet-ə-ˈtet, ˌtāt-ə-ˈtāt\

Definition of TÊTE-À-TÊTE

:  in private

First Known Use of TÊTE-À-TÊTE

1700

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3tête–à–tête

adjective \ˌtet-ə-ˌtet, ˌtāt-ə-ˌtāt\

Definition of TÊTE-À-TÊTE

First Known Use of TÊTE-À-TÊTE

1728

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