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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: English, 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, four-square figure."

"Once Clint made up his mind, he remained four-square."

About Foursquare

This word, used as both an adjective and an adverb, was created within English. Its first known use was during the 1300s.

Did you Know?

The playground game called four square is 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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