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Definition of "triplex" [tri•plex]

  • Composed of three parts; threefold; triple. (adjective)
  • Having three apartments, divisions, or floors: a triplex apartment building; a triplex cinema. (adjective)
  • Something, such as an apartment building, that is triplex: We live in a triplex. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "triplex" in a sentence
  • "Now a new triplex is being constructed just across the street by West Hill Homes."
  • "Also like The Hours, which reworked Virginia Woolf, this narrative triplex is built on a bookish foundation: the poetry and ontology of Walt Whitman."
  • "But the pace of these sales—including a triplex loft on Prince Street that went for $25 million, and a three-bedroom apartment at 15 Central Park West that sold for $24.5 million—have been increasing, creating a sense of excitement in the market."