Definitions for tete-a-teteˈteɪt əˈteɪt, ˈtɛt əˈtɛt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tête-à-têteˈteɪt əˈteɪt, ˈtɛt əˈtɛt(n.; adj.; adv.)(pl.)tête-à-têtes
(n.)a private conversation or interview, usu. between two people.
Ref: Also called vis-à-vis.
(adj.)of, between, or for two persons together without others.
(adv.)(of two persons) together in private:
to sit tête-à-tête.
Origin of tête-à-tête:
1690–1700; < F: lit., head to head
a private conversation between two people
love seat, loveseat, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis(adj)
small sofa that seats two people
involving two persons; intimately private
"a tete-a-tete supper"; "a head-to-head conversation"
tete a tete(adverb)
without the intrusion of a third person; in intimate privacy
"we talked tete-a-tete"
private conversation; familiar interview or conference of two persons
a short sofa intended to accomodate two persons
private; confidential; familiar
face to face; privately or confidentially; familiarly
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