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
Recent Examples on the Web Such encounters have made the already passionate threesome even more committed to serving as educators and advocates. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 8 June 2021 Walker Cup and Texas teammate Cole Hammer will be in the threesome immediately in front. Randy Jennings, Dallas News, 12 May 2021 Look for the threesome – the moon, Saturn and Jupiter – along the path that the sun and moon travel across your sky. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 28 May 2021 My angling threesome opted for sink tips and stripping most of our visit, lacking the patience for indicators. New York Times, 27 May 2021 Swede Robert Karlsson was third at 14 under after a 69 as the top three final threesome played all day without much of a threat from the pack. John Zenor, orlandosentinel.com, 9 May 2021 Swede Robert Karlsson was third at 14 under after a 69 as the top three final threesome played all day without much of a threat from the pack. John Zenor, ajc, 9 May 2021 Little Big Town also performed – but as a threesome. Mesfin Fekadu, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Apr. 2021 Little Big Town also performed – but as a threesome. NBC News, 19 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of threesome

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Threesome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/threesome. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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threesome

noun

English Language Learners Definition of threesome

: a group of three people or things

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