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

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 And yet, only two of the threesome were recognized with individual noms. Michael Schneider, Variety, 12 Jan. 2022 In a standalone photo in The Times five months after their first film debuted, the threesome were shown alongside the Loyola Marymount football team. Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2022 In the first season, Tina Fey played a popular journalist turned podcaster who launched her own series about what the threesome were accused of. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 25 Mar. 2022 Ahead, nine tips that'll help you have the threesome of your wet dreams. Sophie Saint Thomas, refinery29.com, 2 June 2022 And Rory McIlroy, who led after the first 18 holes, is part of a threesome tied at 4-under. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, 21 May 2022 Spurious legend has it that a voyeuristic innkeeper in Bologna was peeking through a keyhole to spy on Venus, Mars and Bacchus in the middle of a hot and heavy threesome. Silvia Marchetti, CNN, 26 Apr. 2022 Jeongeun Lee6, the 2019 U.S. Open champion, began the barrage as a member of the first threesome on the course. Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Mar. 2022 Another said the former pastor asked her to have a threesome with him and his wife. Cory Shaffer, cleveland, 26 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of threesome

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

30 Jul 2022

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“Threesome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/threesome. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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