Meaning of foursome

four•some

Pronunciation: (fôr'sum, fōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a company or set of four; two couples; a quartet: to make up a foursome for bridge.
    1. a match between two pairs of players, each of whom plays his or her own ball.
    2. Also calledScotch foursome.a match between two pairs of players, in which each pair plays one ball and partners stroke alternately.
—adj.
  1. consisting of four persons, things, etc.; performed by or requiring four persons.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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