Make-game
Make-game Make"-game`, n. An object of ridicule; a butt. --Godwin. [1913 Webster]

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  • make-game — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: from the phrase make game (of) archaic : an object of ridicule : laughingstock …   Useful english dictionary

  • make game — phrasal of a hunting dog : to sniff about eagerly at the scent of game …   Useful english dictionary

  • make game of — To make sport of, to ridicule ● game * * * make (a) game of archaic mock; taunt …   Useful english dictionary

  • make game of — make fun of , joke at , mock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make game of — verb to ridicule; to jest Syn: make a laughingstock of, make fun of …   Wiktionary

  • To make game of — Game Game, n. [OE. game, gamen, AS. gamen, gomen, play, sport; akin to OS., OHG., & Icel. gaman, Dan. gammen mirth, merriment, OSw. gamman joy. Cf. {Gammon} a game, {Backgammon}, {Gamble} v. i.] 1. Sport of any kind; jest, frolic. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • game — game1 [gām] n. [ME < OE gamen, akin to OFris game, OHG gaman < ? IE base * gwhemb , to leap merrily] 1. any form of play or way of playing; amusement; recreation; sport; frolic; play 2. a) any specific contest, engagement, amusement,… …   English World dictionary

  • Game — Game, n. [OE. game, gamen, AS. gamen, gomen, play, sport; akin to OS., OHG., & Icel. gaman, Dan. gammen mirth, merriment, OSw. gamman joy. Cf. {Gammon} a game, {Backgammon}, {Gamble} v. i.] 1. Sport of any kind; jest, frolic. [1913 Webster] We… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Game programmer — Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • game — game1 gameless, adj. gamelike, adj. gameness, n. /gaym/, n., adj., gamer, gamest, v., gamed, gaming. n. 1. an amusement or pastime: children s games. 2. the m …   Universalium

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