threesome
noun Date: 14th century 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

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  • threesome — late 14c., from THREE (Cf. three) + SOME (Cf. some) …   Etymology dictionary

  • threesome — ► NOUN ▪ a group of three people …   English terms dictionary

  • threesome — [thrē′səm] adj. [ME thresum: see SOME2] of or engaged in by three n. 1. a group of three persons 2. Golf a) a match in which one participant plays against two others, who alternate strokes on a single ball b) a group of three people …   English World dictionary

  • Threesome — For the 1994 film, see Threesome (film). For the 2011 TV series, see Threesome (TV series). Three way redirects here. For other uses, see 3 way (disambiguation). A double team involving two men and one woman A threesome is a group of three… …   Wikipedia

  • Threesome — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Threesome est un terme anglais qui désigne une forme de sexualité de groupe faisant intervenir trois partenaires. Threesome est un terme de golf.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • threesome — UK [ˈθriːs(ə)m] / US [ˈθrɪsəm] noun [countable] Word forms threesome : singular threesome plural threesomes 1) a group of three people or things 2) an occasion when three people have sex together 3) a game in which one player plays against two… …   English dictionary

  • Threesome — Flotter Dreier, kurz Dreier, Threesome, oder Triole genannt, ist die umgangssprachliche Bezeichnung für die Ausübung von Geschlechtsverkehr zwischen drei Personen. Als „kleinste“ Variante von Gruppensex handelt es sich dabei überwiegend um… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • threesome — [[t]θri͟ːsəm[/t]] threesomes N COUNT A threesome is a group of three people …   English dictionary

  • threesome — noun a talented threesome Syn: trio, triumvirate, triad, trinity, troika; triplets …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • threesome — /three seuhm/, adj. 1. consisting of three; threefold. 2. performed or played by three persons. n. 3. three forming a group. 4. something in which three persons participate, as certain games. 5. Golf. a match in which two players, playing… …   Universalium

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