parlour game


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parlour game

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(Games, other than specified) an informal indoor game
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parlour game - a game suitable for playing in a parlorparlour game - a game suitable for playing in a parlor
game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
word game - any game involving the formation or alteration or discovery of words
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
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At the same time, he is also understood to have composed the opening lines of The Jabberwocky as part of a parlour game he was playing with his family at their home.
Manila: Vice Mayor Francisco Damagoso, known more popularly as Isko Moreno, was released by authorities around dawn Sunday, hours after he and several city officials were arrested by police for playing, bingo, a parlour game, in public.
It will also include an inter-school poetry recitation contest and a traditional parlour game called Antakshari.
Famously, you can link any movie actor to any other via his movies, in the 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' parlour game.
Mrs Spelman's argument that women should have the freedom to dress as they like is a facile parlour game.
Trying to drive the connection between the titles of the works and the images is a mind-boggling parlour game
No sooner have you tucked into the Christmas pud and downed the sherry than it's time to indulge in that new parlour game - shopping.
This latest example of the intellectual parlour game of historical 'what ifs' assumes: the Spanish Armada landed in England; the Gunpowder Plot succeeded; Charles I defeated the Parliamentary rebels; Benedict Arnold led British forces to victory in the American revolution; Napoleon was victorious in Russia; Britain went to war with the U.
The line-up includes Six Feet Under(R): The Parlour Game, YM Pink Lemonade, MAXIM Gentlemen's Ringers & Manly Tones, and Bazooka(TM) Bubble Blast -- just a few of the refreshing applications for chilling out at sidewalk cafes or on the beach all summer long.
Backgammon is a hugely popular global parlour game that has migrated successfully online.
Whispers highlight issues facing carers LAST week was Carers week and Crossroads Care North Wales used a parlour game to illustrate the difficulties that many carers face.
The always-amusing parlour game Would I Lie To You?