tête-à-tête[ teyt-uh-teyt, tet-uh-tet; French te-ta-tet ]SEE DEFINITION OF tête-à-tête
Synonyms for tête-à-tête
- confidential discussion
- cozy chat
- face-to-face chat
- heads together
- intimate discussion
- mutual consultation
- private conversation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TÊTE-À-TÊTE
He never interrupted a confidence; never marred a tete-a-tete.
Pardon me for interrupting your tete-a-tete, but do you know who has charge of the games?
He seemed embarrassed by the tete-a-tete which, nevertheless, he had sought.
We literally burst unannounced into the tete-a-tete on the porch.
Jewel was not late to lunch, but eating it tete-a-tete with aunt Madge was not to her taste.
She replied that she was looking forward to their tete-a-tete.
But I am afraid, my dear fellow, that I must leave you to a tete-a-tete with Eleanor.
I would rather keep my seat where I happen to be—and continue the tete-a-tete.
Us, in a tete-a-tete, is the most traitorous word in the whole language.
The sweetness of a tete-a-tete might diminish the bitterness of recollections.
"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.