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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Tony Finau, Jimmy Walker and Ian Poulter are the group ahead of Woods’ threesome, while Daniel Berger, Matt Jones and Kodai Ichihara trail it. Cam Inman, The Mercury News, "U.S. Open at Pebble Beach tee times revealed: Tiger, Koepka start midday," 6 June 2019 In front of the biggest gallery for any threesome in the field, Hagestad hit one clutch shot after another down the stretch at Big Canyon to be among the qualifiers to reach next week’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Tod Leonard, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Hagestad converts love for Big Canyon into U.S. Open berth," 3 June 2019 The Masters moved up its final-round tee times by several hours and will have players go off in threesomes from both the first and 10th tees in an attempt to finish the tournament ahead of potential afternoon thunderstorms. ... Brian Costa, WSJ, "Francesco Molinari Leads Masters as Final Round Is Moved Earlier," 13 Apr. 2019 One of the more intriguing characters in the book was Anne-Laure, who loved shopping and going to fabulous events with Villanelle, and also engaging in the occasional threesome together. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "What Luke Jennings' 'Codename Villanelle' Hints About 'Killing Eve' Season 2," 30 Jan. 2019 In his threesome alone, six-time U.S. Open runner-up Phil Mickelson shot 77 and 2015 U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth shot 78. Gary D'amato, USA TODAY, "Rory McIlroy silent after his game is blown apart at U.S. Open," 14 June 2018 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

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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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