Definition of 'pinball'
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We know that the world will not end like a pinball machine on tilt. Christianity Today (2000)It was like being in a pinball machine! Times, Sunday Times (2008)His first idea was to import pinball machines from Britain but only three sold for a profit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As a spectator it feels like being flung about in a capricious pinball machine: raucous and dizzying. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I spotted a pinball machine and decided to play. The Sun (2010)It will not be swayed if you convert the kitchen into a utility room and will be unimpressed if you put a pinball machine in the bathroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are also stuffed toys and a Twilight Zone pinball machine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As you enter the interior walkway, you are greeted by vintage arcade games, including pinball machines. The Sun (2015)I'm tempted to think that the court was designed by a distant relative of the man who invented the pinball machine. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'd watch him moving around the bar in his restless way and note how physically he threw himself at the pinball machine. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)The global pop art movement, to be seen anywhere from car bonnets to pinball machines, could serve as a subversive international language of political protest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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