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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ It makes for a strange foursome.
▪ We'd go to the pictures, go dancing even make up the odd foursome with a couple of eager admirers.
▪ It makes for a strange foursome.
▪ It was typical poor foursomes golf.
▪ On the golf-course behind him a foursome of players shouted to one another as they approached the fourteenth green.
▪ We have to rush to join the others in our foursome.
▪ With amazing simplicity the foursome was complete.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Foursome \Four"some\, n.

  1. (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 woman.

  2. A group of four people or objects; as, we need another player to make a foursome for bridge.


Foursome \Four"some\ (f[=o]r"s[u^]m), a. [Four + 2d -some.] Consisting of four; requiring four participants. [Scot. or Golf]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"four in company," early 14c., from four + -some (1). Specific golf sense is from 1858.


n. 1 A group of four, a quartet or a game (such as golf) played by four players, especially by two teams of two. 2 A sex act between four people.

  1. n. four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m." [syn: quartet, quartette]

  2. the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one [syn: four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion, quaternary, quaternity, quartet, quadruplet, Little Joe]

Foursome (golf)

A foursome, also known as alternate shot, is a type of match in the sport of golf.

Golfers compete in teams of two, using only one ball per team, and taking alternate shots until the hole is completed. Team members take turns in teeing off on each hole, i.e. one player will take the tee shot on odd-numbered holes, and the other on even-numbered holes.

Foursomes is commonly played as match play, with each hole being won by the team that completes it in the fewest shots. This form of golf is often played in team golf competitions such as the Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, Seve Trophy and the Presidents Cup. Foursomes can also be played in stroke play competitions, with the winners being the team who have taken the fewest number of strokes to complete a set number of holes.

Foursome (group sex)

A foursome is a form of group sex involving four people of any gender combination.

Foursome (TV series)

Foursome (promoted as Playboy's Foursome) is an adult reality dating series, which has to date aired five seasons on Playboy TV.


Foursome simply means a group of four people who are engaged in the same activity.

  • Foursome (golf), a type of match in the sport of golf
  • Foursome (group sex), group sex involving four people of any gender combination
  • Foursome (TV series), an American adult reality dating series on Playboy TV
  • Foursome of Nine Dragon Island, a set of four fictional characters featured within the famed ancient Chinese novel Investiture of the Gods
  • Wild Things: Foursome the fourth film in the Wild Things franchise
Foursome (web series)

Foursome is an American web television series, starring Jenn McAllister. The series is produced by AwesomenessTV, and premiered on March 30, 2016 exclusively for YouTube Red, YouTube's subscription service.

Usage examples of "foursome".

On Friday, July eighteenth, a hundred and fifty miles from West Bay, the foursome teed off on the number-two course at Longleaf at two-thirty.

The foursome disappeared into the corridor, leaving Sharon, Paul, and Cas alone.

Each foursome had two chainsaws, coils of tubing and someone who knew how to lay it.

Decker had always thought the newspaper might have rehired him after Apalachee if only Levon Bennett wasn't in the same Sunday golf foursome as the executive publisher.

It was just a best-ball foursome of match play, where Seth and his father would take turns playing the same spot while Zack and Ed Fletcher took turns hitting from theirs, and in the end whoever won the most holes won the match.

The picnic tables in the grassy area had been abandoned except for a foursome of gulls squabbling over a bread bag that had been tied shut and left on the edge of a trash bin.

In turn, achievement of these steps requires following the eightfold Path of Chaos through application of the Foursome Random Axioms.

The games will all be foursomes or alternate shot matches - "a wonderful game," Jimmy says.

Perhaps Jimmy enjoys foursomes golf because he likes to be put under pressure, not only for himself, but for a partner.

All he knew about the man after the first eighteen holes was that he had an office on Madison Avenue in New York City and loved to play in these pro-am foursomes around the country.

Even so, eating alone in a dining room surrounded by couples and foursomes had been a dreary affair.

There are foursomes of normal intelligence, but none existed in Flenser/Tyrathect.

And a sort of civil army, if you could call it that, strolling in foursomes on every second or third street, brandishing clubs, angular with swords.

If the greens were at opposite ends of the same fairway and foursomes had to play against each other, defending their own green while assaulting the opponents' and risking getting hit with a ball or a club at close quarters, well, then you'd have a game.

Face goosed his thrusters and the foursome of starfighters veered off, away from the center of the dogfight, toward Iron Fist.