foursome


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four·some

 (fôr′səm)
n.
1. A group of four persons or things, especially two couples.
2. An activity involving four people, such as a golf match.

[Middle English four-som, from Old English fēowra sum, one of four : fēowra, genitive pl. of fēower, four; see four + sum, one; see -some2.]

foursome

(ˈfɔːsəm)
n
1. a set or company of four
2. (Golf) 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.

four•some

(ˈfɔr səm, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. a company or set of four; two pairs.
2. a golf match between two pairs of players.
[1540–50]

Foursome

 two pairs of golfers—Wilkes, 1867.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foursome - four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
quadrumvirate - a group of four men
2.foursome - the cardinal number that is the sum of three and onefoursome - the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
Translations
فرقة من أربَعَه
čtveřice
firemands-
páros
fjórmenningur
štvorica

foursome

[ˈfɔːsəm] Ngrupo m de cuatro

foursome

[ˈfɔːrsəm] n
(= quartet) → quatuor m
(= game of four players) → partie f à quatrefour-star petrol n (British)super(carburant) m

foursome

[ˈfɔːsəm] n (game) → partita a quattro
we went in a foursome → siamo andati in quattro

four

(foː) noun
1. the number or figure 4.
2. the age of 4.
adjective
1. 4 in number.
2. aged 4.
four-
having four (of something). a four-man team.
fourth noun
1. one of four equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of four (people, things etc); the next after the third.
ˈfoursome noun
a group of four people, especially for playing games, eg golf. We'll play in a foursome.
ˈfour-year-old noun
a person or animal that is four years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is four years old.
on all fours
on hands and knees. He went up the steep path on all fours.
References in classic literature ?
On one particular green there were eight bodies stretched where a foursome with its caddies had held to their game to the last.
Dolly plays golf too, though I believe not so well, and they first met in a mixed foursome.
Winning first place with a score of 59 at the tournament was the foursome of Total Clean Inc.
Each foursome will be paired with a wounded I warrior and the entire event will be military-themed.
As it stands his side are tackling Monty's challenge head on with all six European pairings up overnight (see box for scores in the four fourballs and two foursome clashes still to be completed).
The format played was modified scramble and prizes were awarded for Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Low Gross Foursome, Low Net Foursome and High Gross Foursome.
Taking first place in the outing was foursome Matt Herman, Farm Journal Media; Andy Grobengieser, New Holland and Will Murphy, Farm Journal Media.
Rather than a series of short stories, however, Foursome feels like a compilation of poetry--alternatively tender and humorous, but always vivid.
A foursome heads down a fairway Monday afternoon at the Middlefield Golf Course at Cottage Grove.
This year's top winner with the best overall gross score was the foursome from the firm of Steven deLaroche.
If I invite someone to be in my foursome at Medina, as opposed to my foursome at some other club, I get a response.
The other team has shown that p53 acts not alone, but as a foursome.