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Meaning of FOURSOME

Pronunciation:  'fowrsum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."
  2. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

FOURSOME is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: 4, four, IV, Little Joe, quadruplet, quartet, quartet, quartette, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, tetrad
 See Also: assemblage, digit, figure, gathering, quadrumvirate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Four"some\, a. [Four + 2d -some.]
    Consisting of four; requiring four participants. [Scot. or
  2. \Four"some\, n. (Golf)
    A game between four players, with two on each side and each
    side playing but one ball, the partners striking alternately.
    It is called a
    {mixed foursome} when each side consists of a man and a
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