Origin and Etymology of bingo
First Known Use: 1903See Words from the same year
Examples of bingo in a Sentence
She plays bingo twice a week.
Recent Examples of bingo from the Web
Consider the case of an Alabama man who put $5 into an electronic bingo machine at the Wind Creek Casino in Montgomery, Alabama.
Carnival rides for all ages, bingo, music, food, beer and more from Thursday through Sunday at St. Jude Church, 21689 Toledo Road, Boca Raton.
He was nabbed by authorities outside his bingo parlor.
The Friendship Club sponsors bingo every Tuesday at the center.
Saul Loeb/Getty Images President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Ben Carson for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was not on anyone’s Cabinet secretary bingo card.
Benjamin Paddock would later run a bingo parlor in Oregon before and after being captured, and later paroled.
Overwhelming Guilt That night, a friend of Gervais had arranged a bingo fundraiser to help pay for some of the costs.
Program: Play bingo for a chance to win designer purses.
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First Known Use of bingo
BINGO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bingo for English Language Learners
: a game in which players match numbered squares on a card with numbers that are called out until someone wins by matching five squares in a row
BINGO Defined for Kids
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