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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Once the annual Easter egg hunt is over, embrace that competitive spirit with this fun inflatable ring toss. Kelsey Mulvey, House Beautiful, 31 Jan. 2023 Also in the mix are an exhibit from Orlando Science Center, a crawling race for babies, a race for toddlers between the ages of 12 and 24 months, cornhole, sand art and ring toss. Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel, 24 Jan. 2023 This ring toss will be come a family favorite for all outdoor barbecues. Mark Stock, Men's Health, 15 Dec. 2022 For the anti-dance floor crowd, set up fun carnival games, like a DIY ring toss and a bean bag toss. Seventeen.com Editors, Seventeen, 1 Dec. 2022 This ring toss game will make your bf a favorite at family barbecues. Hannah Oh, Seventeen, 9 Nov. 2022 Someone digs out a stack of ring toss hoops, while others fuss over small cups of tea. Stephanie Yangstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 27 Oct. 2022 An outdoor game night with yard games like bocce ball, ring toss, DIY cornhole, and giant Jenga is a perfect summer birthday party idea for any age. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Oct. 2022 Celebrate the Festival of Lights and get a little friendly competition going with a glow-in-the-dark ring toss game. Jamie Kravitz, Woman's Day, 10 Oct. 2022 See More

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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 28 May. 2023.

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