Definition of threesome in English:

threesome

noun

  • 1A group of three people engaged in the same activity.

    ‘we planned excursions as a threesome’
    • ‘I was doing this film course and there was a threesome of foxy girls in the class.’
    • ‘The threesome was arrested in North Pattaya following an investigation and a sting operation which used marked banknotes.’
    • ‘They can interact sexually in threesomes and foursomes.’
    • ‘Kingussie's threesome are legends in the game.’
    • ‘The club groups students in threesomes, including a spotter for every move.’
    • ‘Later, threesomes left together in the dark cars that the men had somehow managed to park in the highway underpass where the disco is located.’
    • ‘The threesome trilled in tune, earned screams from the crowd with their gorgeous micro-miniskirts and added their own sweetness to the saucy lyrics.’
    • ‘This threesome will be more fun than any kinky trio you could imagine elsewhere.’
    • ‘The few games created for a threesome vainly searching for a fourth tend to be unexciting and overly dependent on luck.’
    • ‘The threesome dealt with an aerial bombardment late in the game as if it was second nature to them.’
    • ‘The threesome capitalised on the nation's growing fondness for healthier diets and have fed the bank balance of a company that would never have got off the ground if a gamble at a jazz festival had not paid off.’
    • ‘Police arrested the threesome on the grounds of selling illegal lottery tickets and brought them to the police station.’
    • ‘This left the front trio, the threesome that had been anointed ‘the best in the world’ completely isolated.’
    • ‘The threesome are living it up at a five-star hotel.’
    • ‘In the interim, the decision was made to go with threesomes instead of the normal twosomes and to send groups off both tees.’
    trio, triumvirate, triad, trinity, troika, triunity, triangle, triplex
    trilogy, triptych, tercet
    terzetto, pas de trois
    trine
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    1. 1.1A game or activity for three people.
      • ‘In my dad's game, you turn a threesome into a foursome by adding an imaginary fourth player, a kindly old grandmother named Mrs. Murphy.’
    2. 1.2An occasion on which three people engage in sexual activity together.
      ‘he tried to convince some newlyweds to have a threesome with him’
      • ‘Is it possible for a couple to have a threesome without risking their love life?’
      • ‘My boyfriend and I had a threesome once with another girl.’
      • ‘21% of 25-29 year olds have had a threesome in comparison to 8% of 35 to 40 - year-olds.’
      • ‘One of them has just gotten back together with his ex-girlfriend, much to the consternation of the other two, who've recently enjoyed a threesome with her.’
      • ‘The whole thing started because he wanted a threesome with me and another woman.’
      • ‘Somehow, somewhere, I got it in my head that I wanted a threesome...me, my husband, and a woman we would both agree on.’
      • ‘My wife was none too thrilled when I mentioned my interest in a threesome with one of her good friends.’
      • ‘One night we were having a threesome with a male friend of ours that had been staying with us for a few days.’
      • ‘Sometime ago, my boyfriend suggested that we have a threesome.’
      • ‘Diana swings both ways and is far more adventurous than Jill, who balks at the suggestion of a threesome.’
      • ‘On the topic of romance, have you ever had a threesome?’
      • ‘I would never have a threesome with two other guys.’
      • ‘You might already know a couple that is interested in a threesome, or you can meet them at a club or a pub.’
      • ‘You had a baby four weeks ago, and he is pushing for a threesome?’
      • ‘Wanting to spice up our love life, we decided to have a threesome.’
      • ‘The wife tells me in a quiet voice that they went into the room with another woman to have a threesome.’
      • ‘Three years ago we decided to try a threesome at my suggestion.’
      • ‘Last year we had a threesome, with a man.’
      • ‘My girlfriend is bi-curious and wants to have a threesome.’

Pronunciation:

threesome

/ˈθriːs(ə)m/