word game



any game or contest involving skill in using, forming, guessing, or changing words or expressions, such as anagrams or Scrabble.

Nearby words

  1. word blindness,
  2. word burst,
  3. word class,
  4. word deafness,
  5. word for word,
  6. word of god,
  7. word of honor,
  8. word of mouth,
  9. word of mouth, by,
  10. word order

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Examples from the Web for word game

  • I cannot desist, however, from this word-game until I have set down a few.

    The World I Live In|Helen Keller

British Dictionary definitions for word game

word game


any game involving the formation, discovery, or alteration of a word or words
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