Definition of threesome in English:

threesome

noun

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

    ‘we planned excursions as a threesome’
    • ‘This threesome will be more fun than any kinky trio you could imagine elsewhere.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Police arrested the threesome on the grounds of selling illegal lottery tickets and brought them to the police station.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They can interact sexually in threesomes and foursomes.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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 few games created for a threesome vainly searching for a fourth tend to be unexciting and overly dependent on luck.’
    • ‘Kingussie's threesome are legends in the game.’
    • ‘The club groups students in threesomes, including a spotter for every move.’
    • ‘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.’
    trio, triplet, triplets, triumvirate, triad, trinity, troika, triunity, triangle, triplex
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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’
      • ‘Last year we had a threesome, with a man.’
      • ‘Diana swings both ways and is far more adventurous than Jill, who balks at the suggestion of a threesome.’
      • ‘Is it possible for a couple to have a threesome without risking their love life?’
      • ‘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 girlfriend is bi-curious and wants to have a threesome.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Sometime ago, my boyfriend suggested that we have a threesome.’
      • ‘You had a baby four weeks ago, and he is pushing for 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 boyfriend and I had a threesome once with another girl.’
      • ‘Wanting to spice up our love life, we decided to have a threesome.’
      • ‘On the topic of romance, have you ever had a threesome?’
      • ‘I would never have a threesome with two other guys.’
      • ‘The wife tells me in a quiet voice that they went into the room with another woman to have a threesome.’
      • ‘One night we were having a threesome with a male friend of ours that had been staying with us for a few days.’
      • ‘My wife was none too thrilled when I mentioned my interest in a threesome with one of her good friends.’
      • ‘21% of 25-29 year olds have had a threesome in comparison to 8% of 35 to 40 - year-olds.’
      • ‘Three years ago we decided to try a threesome at my suggestion.’

Pronunciation

threesome

/ˈθriːs(ə)m/