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game plan

noun

Simple Definition of game plan

  • : a plan for playing a game (such as American football or soccer)

  • : a plan for doing or achieving something

Full Definition of game plan

  1. :  a strategy for achieving an objective

game–plan intransitive verb

Examples of game plan

  1. The governor is developing a game plan to lure businesses to the region.

  2. <what's our game plan for touring the city?>



1941

First Known Use of game plan

1941


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