board game

noun
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of board game

:a game of strategy (such as checkers, chess, or backgammon) played by moving pieces on a board

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First Known Use of board game

1854


BOARD GAME Defined for English Language Learners

board game

noun

Definition of board game for English Language Learners

  • : a game (such as chess) that is played by moving pieces on a special board



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