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skins game

Syllabification: skins game

Definition of skins game in English:

noun

North American
A game of competitive golf in which players make wagers on each hole, the pot carrying over to the next hole whenever two players tie.
Example sentences
  • The object is the same as in all skins games: to win holes outright, with scores unequaled by other players.
  • Well, first of all, Tuesdays changed on tour when they started having those carnival events, like skins games.
  • He won a lot of money playing skins games against guys that thought they were good.

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