What is another word for games?

Need synonyms for games? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
An event involving a number of sporting contests
“Let the games begin!”
Noun
Activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children
more ❯
Noun
The sport of competing in track and field events, including running races and various competitions in jumping and throwing
Noun
Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness
Noun
Things done for pleasure or entertainment
“My favorite childhood game was playing cops and robbers.”
Noun
Plural for a form of competitive activity or sport played according to rules
“The two sides will meet in a friendly game at the local sports center.”
Noun
Plural for a secret and clever plan or trick
“What if they call your bluff on this game that you're playing with them?”
Noun
Plural for a practical joke
“What a wicked game you played to make me feel this way.”
Noun
Plural for a line of work or business
“I've been in this game for years. I know what I'm talking about.”
Noun
Plural for the flesh of wild mammals or birds, used as food
“I get my fish from the market at North Shields or up at Amble, and my meat and game locally.”
Adjective
Relating to athletes or athletics
Verb
To manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous
“My son has somehow discovered a way to game the app such that he has an indefinite free trial period.”
Verb
To play gambling games
“I would game at the tables in the casino for a few short minutes.”
Verb
To play video games
“I would just sit at home and game all day during the summer.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder
Advertisement
Advertisement

See Also

Nearby Words
5-letter Words Starting With
Advertisement
Find Synonyms
go
Sponsored Content
Advertisement
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020