Definition of parlour game in English:

parlour game

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noun

  • An indoor game, especially a word game.
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    • She is constantly studying and she plays games - word games, parlour games and card games, to keep her mind sharp.
    • There are a handful of games for children, a seemingly endless series of rehashes of Victorian parlor games, war games, and that's it.
    • Adam and his wife invite the narrator to a party to play Mafia, a complicated parlor game, one followed by a more dangerous game emotionally called ‘I Never,’ a kind of truth-or-dare.

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