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Idioms for game

Origin of game

1
First recorded before 1000; Middle English gamen, Old English gaman; cognate with Old High German gaman “glee”

synonym study for game

See play.

OTHER WORDS FROM game

game·less, adjectivegame·like, adjectivegame·ness, nounun·game·like, adjective

Definition for game (2 of 2)

game2
[ geym ]
/ geɪm /

adjective

lame: a game leg.

Origin of game

2
1780–90; perhaps shortening of gammy, though change in vowel unclear
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British Dictionary definitions for game (1 of 2)

game1
/ (ɡeɪm) /

noun

adjective

verb

(intr) to play games of chance for money, stakes, etc; gamble

Derived forms of game

gamelike, adjective

Word Origin for game

Old English gamen; related to Old Norse gaman, Old High German gaman amusement

British Dictionary definitions for game (2 of 2)

game2
/ (ɡeɪm) /

adjective

a less common word for lame 1 game leg

Word Origin for game

C18: probably from Irish cam crooked
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Idioms and Phrases with game

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