parlor game

noun

Definition of parlor game

:a game suitable for playing indoors

First Known Use of parlor game

1854


PARLOR GAME Defined for English Language Learners

parlor game

noun

Definition of parlor game for English Language Learners

  • : a game (such as a board game, card game, or guessing game) that you play inside your home


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