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Meaning of TETE-A-TETE

Pronunciation:  'teytu'teyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  small sofa that seats two people
  2. [n]  a private conversation between two people
  3. [adv]  without the intrusion of a third person; in intimate privacy; "we talked tete-a-tete"
  4. [adj]  involving two persons; intimately private; "a tete-a-tete supper"
 

TETE-A-TETE is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: love seat, private, vis-a-vis
 
 See Also: conversation, couch, lounge, pillow talk, sofa

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \T[^e]te`-[`a]-t[^e]te"\ (t[=a]t`[.a]*t[=a]t"), n.
    [F., head to head. See {Tester} a covering, {Test} a cupel.]
    1. Private conversation; familiar interview or conference of
       two persons.
    
    2. A short sofa intended to accomodate two persons.
    
    
  2. \T[^e]te`-[`a]-t[^e]te"\, a.
    Private; confidential; familiar.
    
          She avoided t[^e]te-[`a]-t[^e]te walks with him. --C.
                                                   Kingsley.
    
    
  3. \T[^e]te`-[`a]-t[^e]te"\, adv.
    Face to face; privately or confidentially; familiarly.
    --Prior.
    
    
 

 

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