threesome

noun
three·​some | \ ˈthrē-səm How to pronounce threesome (audio) \

Definition of threesome

1 : a group of three persons or things : trio
2 : a golf match in which one person plays his or her ball against the ball of two others playing each stroke alternately
3 : a sexual encounter involving three people

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Examples of threesome in a Sentence

the threesome has been playing music together since all three were in high school you don't see many threesomes at honeymoon resorts, but one bride had brought along her mother

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The trio of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand can go toe-to-toe with any other threesome in any zone on the ice. Si.com Staff, SI.com, "Why Each NHL Team Could Win the Stanley Cup," 10 Apr. 2018 But when the threesome decamped to a suite later, the guard outside asked Hardaway for his pass. Greg Bishop, SI.com, "Run TMC Lives on as the Rare Team Celebrated for Style Rather Than Record," 28 June 2018 No other group did the monster build and drop of progressive house on steroids like iconic threesome Swedish House Mafia. Kat Bein, Billboard, "10 Best Swedish House Mafia Remixes," 29 Mar. 2018 The threesome accounted for all four Sounders goals and seven total points in the match. Geoff Baker, The Seattle Times, "Victor Rodriguez back starting — for now — just when the Sounders need him most," 1 Oct. 2018 There were handshakes all around, and then the threesome stood side-by-side as a military band played the American national anthem. Jill Colvin, BostonGlobe.com, "After Trump’s tumult, time for tea with the queen," 13 July 2018 The Chicago classical threesome opens the Ravinia Festival’s summer BGH Classics series with trios by Beethoven, Faure and Daron Hagen. 6 p.m. John Von Rhein, chicagotribune.com, "Recommended Chicago classical concerts for June 15-21," 14 June 2018 On various occasions, WFAN host Joe Benigno pressured her into having a threesome, the lawsuit, filed in Brooklyn state court, claims. Fox News, "Sports radio host Joe Benigno pressured female staffer to have threesomes with 'his wife and a prostitute,' lawsuit claims," 19 July 2018 In the pack of about 25 people who followed Wiseman’s threesome, his college coach made the rounds among friends and family. Joan Niesen, SI.com, "Ball State's Timothy Wiseman Takes Unlikely Road to U.S. Open," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of threesome

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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threesome

noun

English Language Learners Definition of threesome

: a group of three people or things

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