What does trey mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-acenoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  2. trey, threenoun

    one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips


  1. Treynoun

    A nickname for someone who is the third person in the family sharing his father's name.

  2. Treynoun

    of modern usage, derived from the nickname.

  3. treynoun

    A playing card with the rank of three.

  4. treynoun

    A score of three in cards, dice, or dominoes.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Treynoun

    A three at cards.

    Etymology: tres, Lat. trois, Fr.

    White-handed mistress, one sweet word with thee.
    ———— Honey, milk, and sugar; there is three.
    ———— Nay then, two treys; metheglin, wort, and malmsey. William Shakespeare, Love’s Labour lost.


  1. trey

    1) In cards, a trey refers to a card that has a rank of three. 2) As a term in sports, particularly in basketball, a trey is another term for a three-point shot. 3) In slang or informal language, it often refers to the third in a series or a person's name. For example, someone named John Smith III might be nicknamed Trey. 4) It can also be a nickname or given name used in English speaking countries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Treynoun

    three, at cards, dice, or dominoes; a card, die, or domino of three spots or pips


  1. Trey

    Trey is a fictional character from the 2007 film Sunshine.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trey

    trā, n. (Shak.) a three at cards or dice: a card or die of three spots. [O. Fr. treis—L. tres, three.]

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  2. TREY

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TREY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Trey is ranked #92358 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Trey surname appeared 199 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Trey.

    88.9% or 177 total occurrences were White.
    6% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.
    3% or 6 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trey in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of trey in a Sentence

  1. Pete Alonso:

    Trey’s story is just unbelievable, everybody in the Derby put on a show but Trey’s story is just unbelievable. And I’m just happy he was able to participate and put on the show. Everyone did awesome.

  2. Trent Sherfield:

    Being able to play with Trey is an amazing thing, he’s a real phenom. He’s going to be really, really good in this league.

  3. Kyle Shanahan:

    In this business, if you’re trying to plan out the next six months and say, ‘Where’s it going?’, that’s a mistake. You can’t do it. What I told Jimmy right when we made the trade is, ‘I don’t know any rookie who can come and beat you out if you’re playing at his best self,' i didn’t necessarily think he was there last year at training camp. Then he had the injuries and stuff. But right now, I see him playing well out here. If he can continue to go that way, that’s great for Trey. That’s great for our team. Then Trey can wait till he’s at his best self, which doesn’t happen overnight.

  4. Joy Behar:

    They’re afraid of losing their seats because they have to agree with Trump, trey Gowdy is stepping down, he’s not going to be in office anymore.

  5. Pinkett Smith:

    Well, I want you to know, that Will Smith let me have it, his take was, ‘That is Trey’s mother, and that’s just not your place.'.

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