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parlor game Syllabification: par·lor game
Pronunciation: /ˈpärlər ɡām/

Definition of parlor game in English:


An indoor game, especially a word game.
Example sentences
  • 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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