Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


also mah·jongg  (mä′zhŏng′, -zhông′)
A game of Chinese origin usually played by four persons with tiles resembling dominoes and bearing various designs, which are drawn and discarded until one player wins with a hand of four combinations of three tiles each and a pair of matching tiles.

[Mandarin májiàng.]


(ˌmɑːˈdʒɒŋ) or


(Games, other than specified) a game of Chinese origin, usually played by four people, in which tiles bearing various designs are drawn and discarded until one player has an entire hand of winning combinations
[from Chinese, literally: sparrows]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mahjong - Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tilesmahjong - Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tiles
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
لُعْبَة صينيَّه
mạt chược


mahjongg [ˌmɑːˈdʒɒŋ] Ndominó m chino


(maːˈdʒoŋ) noun
an old Chinese game played with small painted tiles.
References in periodicals archive ?
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 16, 2018-World Mahjong to Acquire Cryptocurrency Assets from Avalon Life
A representative of the Taiwan Lottery, Yeh Ting-wen, told CNA that the winner, who was in his early 30s, first came into the Magong shop to buy the Big Mahjong scratch card for NT$1,000 and won NT$500.
com)-- Fairy Mahjong have skill based, unique 3-matching and solitaire game-plays and will appeal to action and puzzle game lovers alike
HONG KONG, Mar 28, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - World Mahjong Limited, owners and operators of the World Series of Mahjong have signed an agreement with Macro Mahjong Platform, LTD, owners and operators of the premier web-based, real money, multiplayer mahjong game Mahjong Club.
My grandmother, may she rest in peace, was a serial mahjong player.
She enjoyed played mahjong for many years with her special mahjong group of friends.
The actress also revealed that she is "obsessed with mahjong," a game of Chinese origin that is played by four players.
The software maker has added Solitaire, Mahjong, and a new version of Minesweeper.
Boy Interactive now holds more than a dozen live games like chess, poker, dice and Mahjong games on iOS and Android.
People from the Chinese community in Kirklees, who use local NHS services, were competing in a Mahjong tournament.
Foram convidados a participar idosos japoneses ou descendentes, residentes em Sao Paulo, praticantes de mahjong e gateball, pois objetivou-se estudar a aplicabilidade do PAA em idosos ativos.
DIWC organises bridge and mahjong games three days a week in the mornings and afternoons respectively, and arranges monthly excursions for members wishing to see the wealth of the UAE.