Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Definitions for tete-a-tete
- Private; confidential; familiar.
- A private conversation between two people.
- A short sofa intended to accommodate two persons.
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Citations for tete-a-tete
Once you have a couple of offers in hand, ask the boss for a tete-a-tete.
George Adamski, a penny-ante guru already in the flying saucer business, lecturing on the subject and selling his own UFO photos, had his first tete-a-tete with a Venusian named Orthon, who explained by dumb show and telepathy that his saucer was powered by Earth's magnetism.
Origin of tete-a-tete
Tete-a-tete comes from the French, literally "head-to-head."