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pachinko Syllabification: pa·chin·ko
Pronunciation: /pəˈCHiNGkō/

Definition of pachinko in English:


A Japanese form of pinball.
Example sentences
  • Years ago there was a short-lived craze over the game of pachinko in the United States.
  • In the book, he explores various Japanese cultural phenomena including bunraku, pachinko and, haiku.
  • And pachinko is a national obsession, the parlours offering gaudy arrays of noisy pinball machines where many Japanese contentedly gamble the hours away.



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