An example of a triplet is a set of three lines in a poem that rhyme.
An example of a triplet is a tercet, or three notes that should be played in the same time it takes to play two notes.
An example of a triplet is one of the three identical children born on the same day to the same mother.
- A group of three successive lines of poetry, usually rhyming.
- A group of three musical notes to be performed in the time of two of the same value.
Other Word Forms
Origin of triplet
- tripl(e) (doubl)et
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition