noun crooked; lame; as, a game leg.
2. game ·noun to play at any sport or diversion.
3. game ·vi sport of any kind; jest, frolic.
4. game ·vi animals pursued and taken by sportsmen; wild meats designed for, or served at, table.
5. game ·adj having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky.
6. game ·adj of or pertaining to such animals as are hunted for game, or to the act or practice of hunting.
7. game ·vi in some games, a point credited on the score to the player whose cards counts up the highest.
8. game ·vi the use or practice of such a game; a single match at play; a single contest; as, a game at cards.
9. game ·noun to rejoice; to be pleased;
often used, in old english, impersonally with dative.
10. game ·vi a scheme or art employed in the pursuit of an object or purpose; method of procedure; projected line of operations; plan; project.
11. game ·vi that which is gained, as the stake in a game; also, the number of points necessary to be scored in order to win a game; as, in short whist five points are game.
12. game ·vi a contest, physical or mental, according to certain rules, for amusement, recreation, or for winning a stake; as, a game of chance; games of skill; field games, ·etc.
13. game ·noun to play for a stake or prize; to use cards, dice, billiards, or other instruments, according to certain rules, with a view to win money or other thing waged upon the issue of the contest; to gamble.