ad·​ver·​game ˈad-vər-ˌgām How to pronounce advergame (audio)
plural advergames
: a game that uses advertising techniques to promote a product or service
The advertisements took the form of TV and in-theater ads, Internet advergames, specially marked packaging, prizes, premiums and in-store displays.Bob Dart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 30 July 2008

Word History


adver- (in advertise, advertisement) + game entry 1

First Known Use

2000, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of advergame was in 2000

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“Advergame.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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