Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang

ahead of the game

Slang definitions & phrases for ahead of the game

ahead of the game

adverb phrase

In a winning or advantageous position: Hard as I try, I can't seem to get ahead of the game

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with ahead of the game

ahead of the game

In a position of advantage, especially financially; succeeding or winning. For example, If we can sell 2,000 units of this product by next month, we'll be well ahead of the game . This idiom uses ahead of in the sense of “in advance of,” a usage dating from the mid-1700s, and transfers success in gambling ( the game ) to winning in other areas. Also see come out ahead
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for ahead

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for ahead of the game