: a fourth consecutive championship
four-peat intransitive verb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web South Carolina has been as formidable a team as there's been since the last UConn four-peat. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, 1 Apr. 2023 Now, no team has repeated as champion since UConn won the last of a four-peat in 2016. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2023 Their family moved to Las Vegas after the 2015 campaign, denying the Mustangs a potential four-peat. T2. Phil Friend, Detroit Free Press, 2 Mar. 2023 The three-time district goalkeeper of the year is aiming to four-peat and is well on her way to doing so. Dallas News, 27 Feb. 2023

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Word History


four + three-peat

First Known Use

1989, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of four-peat was in 1989

Dictionary Entries Near four-peat

Cite this Entry

“Four-peat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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