Meaning of triple threat in English:

triple threat


mainly US
  • A person, especially a performer or sports player, who is proficient in three important skills within their particular field.

    ‘a triple threat can sing, dance, and act’
    • ‘the White Sox player is a triple threat’
    • ‘a triple-threat rapper/producer/songwriter’
    • ‘Trained in classical and modern dance, singing, and acting, Brie is a modern-day triple threat.’
    • ‘He is the ultimate triple threat, with the capacity to steal or seal a match with the bat, ball, or in the field.’
    • ‘This year, the triple-threat performer joined her eighth Broadway show.’
    • ‘She is an indie-rock triple threat.’
    • ‘She has become an in-demand fashionista and is considered a triple threat in the style industry.’
    • ‘He is well on his way to becoming a triple threat.’
    • ‘Stapleton is a triple threat as songwriter, singer, and guitarist.’
    • ‘We needed someone who could act, sing, and dance—finding that triple threat is a difficult process.’
    • ‘The Thai actress was among the most exciting people in Milan thanks to her triple-threat media presence.’
    • ‘Triple-threat dancer, singer, and actress Mackenzie Ziegler will perform her hit song, "Wonderful", for the crowd.’