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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a private conversation between two people;

2. small sofa that seats two people;
[syn: love seat, loveseat, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. involving two persons; intimately private;
- Example: "a tete-a-tete supper"
- Example: "a head-to-head conversation"
[syn: tete-a-tete, head-to-head]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tete-a-tete \T[^e]te`-[`a]-t[^e]te"\, adv. Face to face; privately or confidentially; familiarly. --Prior. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tete-a-tete \T[^e]te`-[`a]-t[^e]te"\ (t[=a]t`[.a]*t[=a]t"), n. [F., head to head. See Tester a covering, Test a cupel.] 1. Private conversation; familiar interview or conference of two persons. [1913 Webster] 2. A short sofa intended to accomodate two persons. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tete-a-tete \T[^e]te`-[`a]-t[^e]te"\, a. Private; confidential; familiar. [1913 Webster] She avoided t[^e]te-[`a]-t[^e]te walks with him. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tete-a-tete adj 1: involving two persons; intimately private; "a tete-a-tete supper"; "a head-to-head conversation" [syn: tete-a-tete, head-to-head] n 1: a private conversation between two people 2: small sofa that seats two people [syn: love seat, loveseat, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis]