Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Location unknown, 14th century
(Of a building or structure) having a square shape and solid appearance.
(Of a person or quality) firm and resolute.
Examples of Foursquare in a sentence
"The house was a sturdy, foursquare figure."
"Once Clint made his mind up, he remained foursquare."
Popularity Over Time
This word’s origin is unknown, although its first known use was during the 1300s.
Did you Know?
The playground game called Foursquare played with four players on a square court divided into quadrants. The objective is to eliminate other players to achieve the highest rank by bouncing the ball among the quadrants.