Definition of skins game in English:

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skins game

noun

North American
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.
Example sentences
  • 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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