foursome etymology

English word foursome comes from English -some, English four

Detailed word origin of foursome

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-some English (eng) Characterized by some specific condition or quality. Used to form a word indicating a group with a certain small number of members A body A chromosome.
four English (eng) (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 4; the number after three and before five; two plus two. This many dots (••••). Describing a set or group with four components. (basketball, countable) A power forward.. (countable) Anything measuring four units, as length.. (countable) The digit or figure 4; an occurrence thereof.. (cricket, countable) An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which [...]
foursome English (eng) A group of four, a quartet or a game (such as golf) played by four players, especially by two teams of two.. A sex act between four people.

Words with the same origin as foursome

Descendants of -some
awesome awesomely awesomeness bothersome burdensome clawsome cumbersome dumb sauce fearsome floatsome leafsome lifesome lonesome meddlesome ogglesome oxysome pitysome quarrelsome selfsome tiresome troublesome wandersome wearisome worrisome
Descendants of four
five-peat rouf three-peat threepeat