word game

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n. acrostic, palindrome, anagram[s], crossword puzzle, ghosts, riddles, word square, double acrostic; spelling bee; rebus, charades; Scrabble, Jotto, Boggle, etc.; Guggenheim, categories, wordplay, etc. See amusement.

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  • Word game — Word games and puzzles are generally engaged as a source of entertainment, but they have been found to serve a very useful and progressive educational purpose as well. For instance, young children can find enjoyment playing modestly competitive… …   Wikipedia

  • word game — game that is based on knowledge of the language …   English contemporary dictionary

  • word game — noun any game involving the formation or alteration or discovery of words • Hypernyms: ↑parlor game, ↑parlour game • Hyponyms: ↑anagrams, ↑Scrabble * * * noun : a game in which players compete in forming, thinking of, or guessing words according… …   Useful english dictionary

  • word game — noun A game which involves manipulating words. Although some word games, such as anagrams and crosswords can be completed alone, others such as charades are designed for groups …   Wiktionary

  • word game — any game or contest involving skill in using, forming, guessing, or changing words or expressions, such as anagrams or Scrabble. * * * …   Universalium

  • word game — /ˈwɜd geɪm/ (say werd gaym) noun any game based on skill in the formation and use of words …   Australian English dictionary

  • Homophone Word Game — Homophone word games are games that use pairs or sets of homophones to create humorous and clever plays on words. They often involve the creation of a puzzle to which the answer is a pair of homophones.Homophones (game) Homophones is a word game… …   Wikipedia

  • Online word game — An online Word game is a word game based in an online venue. Like many online games, many online word games are accessed via web browsers. Contents 1 Traditional word games 2 Internet only games 2.1 Educational games …   Wikipedia

  • Bobsledding (word game) — Bobsledding (an intentional distortion of the name for the sport of bobsleigh) is a relatively new word association game. It has two alternate forms: Bobagomi and Bobagomi Online.Rules of the GameThe game involves at least two, but up to six,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Last Word (game show) — The Last Word is a game show produced by Merrill Heatter Productions having ran from September 18, 1989 January 5, 1990. The host was Wink Martindale, and the co host/announcer was Jennifer Lyall. It was taped in Vancouver, British Columbia.… …   Wikipedia

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