ménage à trois

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noun mé·nage à trois \-ä-ˈt(r)wä\

Definition of ménage à trois

  1. :  an arrangement in which three persons (as a married pair and the lover of one of the pair) share sexual relations especially while living together

Origin and Etymology of ménage à trois

French, literally, household for three


First Known Use: 1856


MÉNAGE À TROIS Defined for English Language Learners

ménage à trois

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noun mé·nage à trois \-ä-ˈt(r)wä\

Definition of ménage à trois for English Language Learners

  • : an arrangement in which three people have sex with each other especially while living together


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