a company or set of four; two couples; a quartet: to make up a foursome for bridge.
a match between two pairs of players, each of whom plays their own ball.
Also called Scotch foursome. a match between two pairs of players, in which each pair plays one ball and partners stroke alternately.
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How to use foursome in a sentence
The shows even share a name-brand costume designer in Patricia Field, who outfits the foursome in individualized wardrobes of bright colors, lush fabrics and door-knocker earrings.Glossy Starz Comedy Run the World Is Living Single for 30-Somethings | Judy Berman | May 16, 2021 | Time
Rose, seeking his first Masters title after two runner-up finishes, is two shots ahead of a foursome that includes Corey Conners, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Will Zalatoris.Hideki Matsuyama’s sublime day at the Masters gives him a four-shot lead and a shot at history | Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen | April 11, 2021 | Washington Post
In rough outline, the foursome could form an evolutionary chart of NFL quarterback play.The NFL’s conference title games will feature an endangered species: The pocket passer | Adam Kilgore | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
Your crew could memorize some of the challenges, but an AI system would always watch for slip-ups—then pounce with dangerous, AI-controlled enemies for your foursome to contend with.Back 4 Blood alpha test: Building decks, killing zombies, having co-op fun | Sam Machkovech | December 18, 2020 | Ars Technica
Initially there was a blond male and female singer and a brunette male and female singer to round out the foursome in ways that were both visually and sonically appealing.Former Avalon singer on coming out, getting ousted and where he is today | Joey DiGuglielmo | October 20, 2020 | Washington Blade
British Dictionary definitions for foursome
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