tri·​ple-head·​er ˌtri-pəl-ˈhe-dər How to pronounce triple-header (audio)
: a program consisting of three consecutive games, contests, or events

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Edmondson-Westside hosted triple-header basketball games later the same day that police announced the arrest. Darcy Costello, Baltimore Sun, 10 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of triple-header was circa 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Triple-header.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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