Definition of pachinko in English:


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Pronunciation: /pəˈtʃɪŋkəʊ


[mass noun]
  • A Japanese form of pinball.
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    • 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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