Synonyms of 'game: Other Games'
bar billiardsa table game in pubs, etc, in which short cues are used to pocket balls into holes scoring various points and guarded by wooden pegs that incur penalties if they are knocked over battleshipsbeetlea game played with dice in which the players draw or assemble a beetle-shaped form bingo or housey-houseya gambling game, usually played with several people, in which numbers selected at random are called out and the players cover the numbers on their individual cards. The first to cover a given arrangement of numbers is the winner British bulldogcaber tossingconkersa game in which a player swings a horse chestnut (conker), threaded onto a string, against that of another player to try to break it crapsa gambling game using two dice, in which a player wins the bet if 7 or 11 is thrown first, and loses if 2, 3, or 12 is thrown crown and anchora game played with dice marked with crowns and anchors deck tennisa game played on board ship in which a quoit is tossed to and fro across a high net on a small court resembling a tennis court dominoesany of several games in which matching halves of dominoes are laid together foosball or table footballa game, often played in bars, in which opponents on either side of a purpose-built table attempt to strike a ball into the other side's goal by moving horizontal bars to which miniatures of footballers are attached French cricketa child's game resembling cricket, in which the batsman's legs are used as the wicket hooplaa fairground game in which a player tries to throw a hoop over an object and so win it hopscotcha children's game in which a player throws a small stone or other object to land in one of a pattern of squares marked on the ground and then hops over to it to pick it up horseshoesa game in which the players try to throw horseshoes so that they encircle a stake in the ground some distance away jacksa game in which bone, metal, or plastic pieces (jackstones) are thrown and then picked up in various groups between bounces or throws of a small ball jigsaw puzzlekeno, keeno, kino, or quinoa game of chance similar to bingo king of the castlea children's game in which each child attempts to stand alone on a mound, sandcastle, etc, by pushing other children off it knur and spelllansqueneta gambling game of chance leapfroga children's game in which each player in turn leaps over the others' bent backs, leaning on them with the hands and spreading the legs wide lottoa children's game in which numbered discs, counters, etc, are drawn at random and called out, while the players cover the corresponding numbers on cards, the winner being the first to cover all the numbers, a particular row, etc mahjong or mah-jongga game of Chinese origin, usually played by four people, in which tiles bearing various designs are drawn and discarded until one player has an entire hand of winning combinations marblesa game in which marbles are rolled at one another, similar to bowls nima game in which two players alternately remove one or more small items, such as matchsticks, from one of several rows or piles, the object being to take (or avoid taking) the last item remaining on the table noughts and crossesa game in which two players, one using a nought, "O", the other a cross, "X", alternately mark one square out of nine formed by two pairs of crossed lines, the winner being the first to get three of his or her symbols in a row paintballa game in which teams of players simulate a military skirmish, shooting each other with paint pellets that explode on impact, marking the players who have been shot pall-malla game in which a ball is driven by a mallet along an alley and through an iron ring pegboarda board having a pattern of holes into which small pegs can be fitted, used for playing certain games or keeping a score pinballa game in which the player shoots a small ball through several hazards on a table, electrically operated machine, etc pitch-and-tossa game of skill and chance in which the player who pitches a coin nearest to a mark has the first chance to toss all the coins, winning those that land heads up quoitsa game in which quoits are tossed at a stake in the ground in attempts to encircle it ring tawroquea game developed from croquet, played on a hard surface with a resilient surrounding border from which the ball can rebound roulettea gambling game in which a ball is dropped onto a spinning horizontal wheel divided into 37 or 38 coloured and numbered slots, with players betting on the slot into which the ball will fall Russian roulettea game of chance in which each player in turn spins the cylinder of a revolver loaded with only one cartridge and presses the trigger with the barrel against his own head sack racescavenger hunta game in which players are required to collect an assortment of miscellaneous items: usually played outdoors shuffleboarda game in which players push wooden or plastic discs with a long cue towards numbered scoring sections marked on a floor, esp a ship's deck skippingthe act of jumping over a rope that is held and swung either by the person jumping or by two other people, as a game or for exercise spillikins or jackstrawsa game in which players try to pick each spillikin from a heap without moving any of the others tag or tiga children's game in which one player chases the others in an attempt to catch one of them who will then become the chaser tangramthimbleriga game in which the operator rapidly moves about three inverted thimbles, often with sleight of hand, one of which conceals a token, the other player betting on which thimble the token is under tiddlywinksa game in which players try to flick discs of plastic into a cup by pressing them sharply on the side with other larger discs tipcata game in which a short sharp-ended piece of wood (the cat) is tipped in the air with a stick trictrac or tricktracka game similar to backgammon trugoa game similar to croquet, originally improvised in Victoria from the rubber discs used as buffers on railway carriages wall gamewar gamea game in which model soldiers are used to create battles, esp past battles, in order to study tactics ▷ See game
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Word List of game: Other Games from the Collins English Word Lists