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Noun: quartet  k(w)or'tet
  1. The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    - four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion, quaternary, quaternity, quadruplet, foursome, Little Joe
  2. Four performers or singers who perform together
    - quartette
  3. A set of four similar things considered as a unit
    - quartette, quadruplet, quadruple
  4. Four people considered as a unit
    "he joined a barbershop quartet";
    - quartette, foursome
  5. A musical composition for four performers
    - quartette

Derived forms: quartets

Type of: assemblage, composition, digit, figure, gathering, musical composition, musical group, musical organisation [Brit], musical organization, opus, piece, piece of music, set

Encyclopedia: Quartet