tiddlywinks

play
noun, plural in form but singular in construction tid·dly·winks \ˈti-dəl-ē-ˌwiŋ(k)s, ˈtid-lē-\
variants: or less commonly

tiddledywinks

play \ˈti-dəl-dē-ˌwiŋ(k)s\

Definition of tiddlywinks

  1. :  a game whose object is to snap small disks from a flat surface into a small container

Origin and Etymology of tiddlywinks

probably from English dialect tiddly little, alteration of little


First Known Use: 1892


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