drinking game


Definition of drinking game

: a game in which players drink alcohol when particular conditions are met Drinking games have always been a way to break the ice. They weren't all that popular in my circle of friends, but I do remember occasional games of Beer-Pong, in which cups of beer are placed on a Ping-Pong table where they serve as both obstacles and receptacles: land a shot in one and your opponent has to chug the contents.— Barrett Seaman

Examples of drinking game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tally of how many times Lauren pointed out their races on-screen became its own drinking game among fans on social media after the show premiered. Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, 23 June 2022 Lucky for us, there are tons of products on the market to make this simple chore far more enjoyable, sort of like a fun drinking game without the alcohol buzz. Vanessa Powell, Men's Health, 11 May 2022 That, and, of course, the postgame buzzword drinking game slowly driving the die-hards to liver failure. Eric Walden, The Salt Lake Tribune, 21 Mar. 2022 That wasn’t the only reason Harvey was at the center of Twitterverse this week though, as the host essentially solidified a drinking game out of his now-notorious gaff. Amber Dowling, Variety, 15 Dec. 2021 The 12-minute clip starts off with a drinking game that culminates in the pair drinking a truly atrocious mixture of beer, cold-brew coffee, milk, maple syrup, hot sauce, and cheese whip. Jennifer Zhan, Vulture, 15 Dec. 2021 An elevated card set is a gift that can be given to anyone—your solitaire-loving grandma, your poker-playing father, your drinking game-loving nephew, or even as a hostess gift for a family comprised of all three. Julie Tong, Vogue, 1 Dec. 2021 There have been multiple OSU fan message board posts regarding a Jack Colletto drinking game. oregonlive, 7 Oct. 2021 His backstory features a collection of owners that included Boat Racing, a group of former Brown football players who named their ownership group after a beer drinking game. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 25 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of drinking game

1617, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drinking game was in 1617

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Last Updated

28 Jun 2022

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“Drinking game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drinking%20game. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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