two's company, three's a crowd

Definition of two's company, three's a crowd

  1. —used to say that a third person is not welcome when two people (such as two lovers) want to be alone with each other Well, I'll leave you two lovebirds alone. Two's company, three's a crowd.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  being one more than one in number

  1. :  two countable individuals not specified

    :  a small approximate number of indicated things

  1. :  the second in a set or series

    :  a 2-dollar bill

    :  something having two units or members

companyplay
  1. :  association with another :  fellowship

    :  companions, associates

    :  visitors, guests

  1. :  accompany

    :  associate

threeplay
  1. :  the third in a set or series

    :  something having three units or members

    :  three-pointer

crowdplay
  1. :  to press on :  hurry

    :  to press close

    :  to collect in numbers

  1. :  a large number of persons especially when collected together :  throng

    :  the great body of the people :  populace

    :  most of one's peers

  1. :  an ancient Celtic stringed instrument that is plucked or bowed —called also crwth

    :  violin


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