: consisting of or made in three pieces
a three-piece suit

Examples of three-piece in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or, rosy up your cheeks with a Westman Atelier blush stick, which comes in a three-piece kit valuing at $208. Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 The Troop three-piece stainless-steel set does just that. Kevin Brouillard, Travel + Leisure, 9 May 2024 This three-piece set combines a refrigerator, sink, and oven, which can also be purchased separately on Pottery Barn Kids. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 9 May 2024 Actress and director Lena Waithe opted for a black leather three-piece look by Etro with floral embroidery throughout her look. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 7 May 2024 No wonder Austin Allison, the real-estate entrepreneur worth over $10 million, wore a three-piece suit to college every day. Jane Thier, Fortune, 6 May 2024 The meal comes with your choice of a chicken sandwich, eight-piece classic or boneless wings or three-piece chicken tenders, all seasoned with the T.H.C. Rub – plus fries, a 20-ounce drink and a side of ranch dressing. Mike Snider, The Courier-Journal, 19 Apr. 2024 Customers can choose from a chicken sandwich, boneless wings, three-piece tenders or the eight-piece classic, along with a 20-ounce beverage and side of ranch. The Arizona Republic, 19 Apr. 2024 The audience is another asset, per Redmayne, who has traded the Emcee’s madcap wardrobe—a dingy tank top and leather shorts; a crazy clown costume; a terrifyingly severe three-piece suit—for an off-the-shoulder top and black trousers. Marley Marius, Vogue, 17 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of three-piece was in 1904

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“Three-piece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-piece. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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