parlor game

noun
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of parlor game

: a game suitable for playing indoors

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First Known Use of parlor game

1854

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PARLOR GAME Defined for English Language Learners

parlor game

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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