Foursome



[fawr-suh m, fohr-] /ˈfɔr səm, ˈfoʊr-/

noun
1.
a company or set of four; two couples; a quartet:
to make up a foursome for bridge.
2.
Golf.

adjective
3.
consisting of persons, things, etc.; performed by or requiring persons.
/ˈfɔːsəm/
noun
1.
a set or company of four
2.
(sport) a game between two pairs of players, esp a form of golf in which each partner in a pair takes alternate strokes at the same ball Compare fourball, greensome
3.
(modifier) of or performed by a company of four: a foursome competition
n.

early 16c., from four + -some (1). Golf sense is from 1867.

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