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n. A group of five persons or things.

  1. n. the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one [syn: five, 5, V, cinque, quint, quintet, quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe]

  2. five people considered as a unit [syn: quintet, quintette]

Usage examples of "fivesome".

The thing was that though they had been expecting Pyotr Verkhovensky since spring, as had been announced to them first by Tolkachenko and then by the newly arrived Shigalyov, though they were expecting extraordinary miracles from him, and though they had all come at once, without the slightest criticism and at his first call, to join the circle, yet they had no sooner made up the fivesome than they all at once became offended, as it were, and precisely, I suppose, because of the quickness of their consent.

Besides, they kept his hands tied: he had already decided to go galloping after Stavrogin without delay, and yet Shatov detained him, the fivesome had to be finally cemented together, just in case.

The fivesome strode briskly through the nearly deserted terminal and out a side door onto the tarmac.

What do I contribute to this foxy fivesome, this quicksilver quintet, this carnival of criminal craft?

Then the fivesomes will also put their tails of obedience between their legs, and their obsequiousness will occasionally come in handy.