triple-header

noun tri·ple-head·er \ -ˈhe-dər \

Definition of triple-header

: a program consisting of three consecutive games, contests, or events

First Known Use of triple-header

circa 1949

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

TRIPLE-HEADER Defined for English Language Learners

triple-header

Definition of triple-header for English Language Learners

  • : three games played one after another on the same day


Learn More about triple-header


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up triple-header? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a quick and clever reply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • spring-flowers
  • Which is a synonym of raillery?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!