arcade game

noun

: a usually coin-operated game designed for play at an amusement arcade

Examples of arcade game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Get our free daily crossword puzzle, sudoku, word search and arcade games. Harriet Ryan, Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2024 The Times also visited the address of the campaign headquarters listed on Mr. Yin’s website, only to find an arcade game parlor. Bianca Pallaro, New York Times, 11 June 2024 Diamond bought the theater only a couple of years before the pandemic, and was already looking to de-emphasize the movie screen part of the business in favor of a new-style entertainment complex with a bar and a massive fleet of redemption-style arcade games. Don Stacom, Hartford Courant, 5 June 2024 Their arcade games will offer an opportunity to interact with on-screen animals once more. Remy Blumenfeld, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for arcade game 

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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of arcade game was in 1960

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“Arcade game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arcade%20game. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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