n. 25B6; noun
the children invented a new game : PASTIME, diversion, entertainment, amusement, distraction, divertissement, recreation, sport, activity. See list.
the club haven't lost a game all season : MATCH, contest, fixture, tie, tournament; cup tie, final, cup final, play-off.
we were only playing a game on him : PRACTICAL JOKE, prank, jest, trick, hoax; informal lark.
he's in the banking game : BUSINESS, profession, occupation, trade, industry, line, line of work/business; informal racket.
I spoiled his little game : SCHEME, plot, ploy, stratagem, strategy, gambit, cunning plan, tactics; trick, device, manoeuvre, wile, dodge, ruse, machination, contrivance, subterfuge; informal scam; Brit. informal wheeze; archaic shift.
he hunted game in Africa : WILD ANIMALS, wild fowl, big game. See list.
they weren't game enough to join in : BRAVE, courageous, plucky, bold, daring, intrepid, valiant, stout-hearted, mettlesome; fearless, dauntless, undaunted, unflinching; informal gutsy, spunky.
I need a bit of helpare you game? : WILLING, prepared, ready, disposed, of a mind; eager, keen, enthusiastic.
25B6; verb they were drinking and gaming all evening : GAMBLE, bet, place/lay bets.
See also ball 1 game, board game , card , sport . kabaddi
Aunt Sally keno
bagatelle liar dice
British bulldog MUD
chuck-a-luck Pac-Man (trademark)
computer game paintball
consequences panel game
crambo parlour game
crown and anchor pitch-and-toss
darts poker dice
deck quoits pool
deck tennis quoits
dice round game
ducks and drakes spin the bottle
dumb crambo Subbuteo (trademark)
dungeons and dragons swy
fan-tan table football
fantasy football thimblerig
frisbee (trademark) trapball
hazard treasure hunt
housey-housey Trivial Pursuit (trademark)
jacks tug of war
jackstraws twenty questions
battleships musical bumps
blind man's buff musical chairs
catch noughts and crosses
cat's cradle pass the parcel
cops and robbers peekaboo
Chinese whispers peever
follow-my-leader piggy in the middle
grandmother's footsteps Poohsticks
hangman postman's knock
hide-and-seek prisoner's base
hoopla ring-a-ring o' roses
hunt the slipper Simon Says
I spy statues
King of the Castle taw
murder in the dark
black grouse pheasant
bobwhite (quail) ptarmigan
duck red grouse
francolin ruffed grouse
golden pheasant ringneck pheasant
goose sage grouse
hazel grouse wildfowl
moorfowl willow grouse