Definition of threesome in English:

threesome

noun

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

    ‘we planned excursions as a threesome’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘This left the front trio, the threesome that had been anointed ‘the best in the world’ completely isolated.’
    • ‘They can interact sexually in threesomes and foursomes.’
    • ‘I was doing this film course and there was a threesome of foxy girls in the class.’
    • ‘The few games created for a threesome vainly searching for a fourth tend to be unexciting and overly dependent on luck.’
    • ‘The threesome are living it up at a five-star hotel.’
    • ‘The threesome dealt with an aerial bombardment late in the game as if it was second nature to them.’
    • ‘In the interim, the decision was made to go with threesomes instead of the normal twosomes and to send groups off both tees.’
    • ‘Police arrested the threesome on the grounds of selling illegal lottery tickets and brought them to the police station.’
    • ‘This threesome will be more fun than any kinky trio you could imagine elsewhere.’
    • ‘The threesome was arrested in North Pattaya following an investigation and a sting operation which used marked banknotes.’
    • ‘Kingussie's threesome are legends in the game.’
    • ‘The threesome trilled in tune, earned screams from the crowd with their gorgeous micro-miniskirts and added their own sweetness to the saucy lyrics.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The club groups students in threesomes, including a spotter for every move.’
    trio, triumvirate, triad, trinity, troika, triunity, triangle, triplex
    trilogy, triptych, tercet
    terzetto, pas de trois
    trine
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    1. 1.1 A 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. 1.2 An occasion on which three people engage in sexual activity together:
      ‘he tried to convince some newlyweds to have a threesome with him’
      • ‘Wanting to spice up our love life, we decided to have a threesome.’
      • ‘Three years ago we decided to try a threesome at my suggestion.’
      • ‘Sometime ago, my boyfriend suggested that we have a threesome.’
      • ‘You might already know a couple that is interested in a threesome, or you can meet them at a club or a pub.’
      • ‘My wife was none too thrilled when I mentioned my interest in a threesome with one of her good friends.’
      • ‘I would never have a threesome with two other guys.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘My boyfriend and I had a threesome once with another girl.’
      • ‘The wife tells me in a quiet voice that they went into the room with another woman to have a threesome.’
      • ‘My girlfriend is bi-curious and wants to have a threesome.’
      • ‘Is it possible for a couple to have a threesome without risking their love life?’
      • ‘You had a baby four weeks ago, and he is pushing for a threesome?’
      • ‘On the topic of romance, have you ever had a threesome?’
      • ‘Last year we had a threesome, with a man.’
      • ‘One night we were having a threesome with a male friend of ours that had been staying with us for a few days.’
      • ‘Diana swings both ways and is far more adventurous than Jill, who balks at the suggestion of a threesome.’
      • ‘The whole thing started because he wanted a threesome with me and another woman.’
      • ‘21% of 25-29 year olds have had a threesome in comparison to 8% of 35 to 40 - year-olds.’
      • ‘Somehow, somewhere, I got it in my head that I wanted a threesome...me, my husband, and a woman we would both agree on.’

Pronunciation:

threesome

/ˈθriːs(ə)m/