threesies

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

three +‎ -sies

Noun[edit]

threesies (plural threesies)

  1. A call in any children's game, such as jacks, where three actions must be performed.
    • 1999, Susan J. Bandy, Anne S. Darden, Crossing boundaries (page 239)
      She had missed on fivesies, I'd missed on threesies, and this would be the deciding round.
  2. (childish) The sharing of something between three people.

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