tète à tètes

[ teyt-uh-teyt, tet-uh-tet; French te-ta-tet ]SEE DEFINITION OF tète à tètes
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WORD ORIGIN

"a private meeting," French, tête-à-tête, literally "head-to-head," from Old French teste "head" (see tester (n.2)). The adjective, "privately," is recorded from 1728.

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