Meaning of third degree
- intensive questioning or rough treatment, esp. by the police, in order to get information or a confession.
- the degree of master mason in Freemasonry.
Pronunciation: (thûrd'di-grē'), [key]
— v., adj. -greed, -gree•ing,
- to subject to the third degree.
- of or pertaining to the third degree.
- third degree (Thesaurus)