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word game

Syllabification: word game

Definition of word game in English:

noun

A game involving the making, guessing, or selection of words.
Example sentences
  • Scrabble introduced two new concepts to board games: the word game and the tile placement game.
  • Crosswords are perhaps the most obvious example of a solitary word game.
  • When he lost his job in 1931, and decided to have a go at inventing a word game, Butts hoped to create something that would be an entertaining way to extend your vocab and improve your spelling.

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