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Foursquare

[for-SKWER]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Location unknown, 14th century

1.

(Of a building or structure) having a square shape and solid appearance.

2.

(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."

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About Foursquare

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.

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