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three-peat

[three-peet, three-peet] /ˈθri pit, θriˈpit/
1.
Trademark. a third consecutive victory, as in a major sports championship.
verb (used without object)
2.
to win a third consecutive victory.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90, Americanism; three + (re)peat
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three-peat

noun

The third repetition of a feat; something like a ''hat trick'': won the match and with it a chance for the rare three-peat/ Streisand's return to Broadway leaves one hungry for yet another album, a three-peat

[1990s+; modeled on repeat]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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