three|peat

three|peat «threepeet», noun
Informal a third championship or victory in a row: »

soccer champions hoping for a threepeat; Term limits preclude a threepeat in the mayor's office.

[< three + (re)peat]

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  • three-peat — 1. verb To win somethings three times consecutively. 2. noun A third successive win. See Also: hat trick …   Wiktionary

  • three-peat — ˈthrēˌpēt noun ( s) Etymology: blend of three (I) and repeat (II) : a third consecutive championship …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-peat N. Amer. — three peat N. Amer. informal verb win a particular sporting championship three times. noun a third win, especially the third of three consecutive wins. Origin 1980s: from three + repeat …   English new terms dictionary

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