ring toss


ˈriŋ-ˌtȯs How to pronounce ring toss (audio)
variants or less commonly ringtoss
: a game in which the object is to toss a ring so that it will fall over an upright stick

Examples of ring toss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those successful at the ring toss game will get a card that offers an idea for an act of kindness. Beth Lipoff, Kansas City Star, 3 Apr. 2024 The whole family can join in on the fun with this ring toss game that’s great for heading outdoors and enjoying the spring weather. Maya Polton, Parents, 18 Mar. 2024 Advertisement There will be a petting zoo, face painting, ring toss and live music, which should all add up to something as nice as a wedding, one organizer said. Blake Nelson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Nov. 2023 This one fits the bill thanks to its smaller scale, which includes a tiny slide, wading pool, water sprayer, and ring toss game. Jayla Andrulonis, Parents, 18 June 2023 Family-friendly attractions abound, from old-school carnival games like ring toss and whack-a-mole to a fun house with mirror mazes and glowing lights. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 28 July 2023 Weight: 6 pounds Victory Tailgate NFL Battle Hook and Ring Game Set View On Amazon Test your hand-eye coordination with this simple ring toss game that’s fun for all ages. Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 31 Aug. 2023 There’s a slide, a cute flamingo and monkey, a ring toss game, and five balls. Lindsay Tigar, Peoplemag, 12 Aug. 2023 There’s a slide, a swing, a basketball hoop, and a ring toss game that offer hours of interactive entertainment. Lauren Wellbank, Parents, 11 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ring toss was in 1870

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“Ring toss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring%20toss. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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