game of chance

noun phrase

Definition of game of chance 

: a game (such as a dice game) in which chance rather than skill determines the outcome

First Known Use of game of chance

1660, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about game of chance

Share game of chance

Dictionary Entries near game of chance

gamelan

Gamelin

gamelote

game of chance

game of skill

game pad

game plan

Statistics for game of chance

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for game of chance

The first known use of game of chance was in 1660

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on game of chance

See words that rhyme with game of chance

Comments on game of chance

What made you want to look up game of chance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that holds something together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!