Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tete-a-tete

2 senses of tete-a-tete

Sense 1
tete-a-tete -- (a private conversation between two people)
       => conversation -- (the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.)

Sense 2
love seat, loveseat, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis -- (small sofa that seats two people)
       => sofa, couch, lounge -- (an upholstered seat for more than one person)

Antonyms of adj tete-a-tete

1 sense of tete-a-tete

Sense 1
tete-a-tete, head-to-head -- (involving two persons; intimately private; "a tete-a-tete supper"; "a head-to-head conversation")

INDIRECT (VIA private) -> public -- (not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole; "the public good"; "public libraries"; "public funds"; "public parks"; "a public scandal"; "public gardens"; "performers and members of royal families are public figures")

Similarity of adj tete-a-tete

1 sense of tete-a-tete

Sense 1
tete-a-tete, head-to-head -- (involving two persons; intimately private; "a tete-a-tete supper"; "a head-to-head conversation")
       => private (vs. public) -- (confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life")

Synonyms of adv tete-a-tete

1 sense of tete a tete

Sense 1
tete a tete -- (without the intrusion of a third person; in intimate privacy; "we talked tete-a-tete")

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