skin game

noun

Definition of skin game

: a swindling game or trick

Examples of skin game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019 Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019 Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019 Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019 Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019 Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019 Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019 Woods will play with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and Hideki Matsuyama in the skins game at the Narashino Country Club, the same venue for Zozo Championship. Stephen Wade, chicagotribune.com, "Tiger Woods is back after a 5th surgical procedure on his left knee," 21 Oct. 2019

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1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Skin game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skin%20game. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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