- Also called numbers, numbers game, numbers racket. an illegal daily lottery in which money is wagered on the appearance of certain numbers in some statistical listing or tabulation published in a daily newspaper, racing form, etc.
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Related Words for numbers gameraffle, gambling, sweepstake, chance, lotto, draw, flier, pool, stake, sweep, lots, disposition, speculation, wager, drawing, bet, tossup, gaming, numbers
- US an illegal lottery in which money is wagered on a certain combination of digits appearing at the beginning of a series of numbers published in a newspaper, as in share prices or sports resultsOften shortened to: numbers
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