Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

triplex

play
noun tri·plex \ˈtri-ˌpleks, ˈtrī-\

Simple Definition of triplex

  • : a building that is divided into three separate homes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of triplex

  1. :  something (as an apartment) that is triplex

1571

First Known Use of triplex

1571


2

triplex

adjective tri·plex

Definition of triplex

  1. 1 :  threefold, triple <triplex windows>

  2. 2 :  having three apartments, floors, or sections <triplex buildings> <triplex apartments> <a triplex theater>



Examples of triplex in a sentence

  1. <a triplex house that features a separate apartment on each floor>



Origin and Etymology of triplex

Latin, from tri- + -plex -fold — more at -fold


First Known Use: 1655


Learn More about triplex


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up triplex? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

looking or feeling very sad

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

dog-eating-apple

Which is a synonym of asperse?

beat placate defame divulge
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ