threesome

noun three·some \ ˈthrē-səm \
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

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

Examples of threesome in a Sentence

  1. the threesome has been playing music together since all three were in high school

  2. you don't see many threesomes at honeymoon resorts, but one bride had brought along her mother

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First Known Use of threesome

14th century

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THREESOME Defined for English Language Learners

threesome

noun

Definition of threesome for English Language Learners

  • : a group of three people or things



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