plural tri-meets
chiefly US
: a sports competition involving three teams compare dual meet, quad meet

Examples of tri-meet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dylan Ohler, Liberty, wrestling: Ohler won a pair of bouts during Wednesday’s tri-meet against South Carroll and Century. Anthony Maluso, Baltimore Sun, 8 Jan. 2024 Jackson Geyer took medalist honors, firing a 36 to lead the Mustangs to a win in the tri-meet. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 22 Aug. 2023 Joppatowne sprinters Shawn Cain Jr. and Tyaire McCormick each won the dash double in the tri-meet with Aberdeen and host C.M. Wright. Bill Blewett, Baltimore Sun, 25 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tri-meet was in 1896

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“Tri-meet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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