Definition of skins game in English:

skins game

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  • A form of a sport, especially golf, in which the winner of each hole or similar stage is awarded a ‘skin’ or financial prize, the value of which increases as the game progresses.
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    • 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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a small amount; a little