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Types of games

arcade game

noun

a type of computer game that you find in an amusement arcade

board game

noun

an indoor game played on a board, often with pieces that are moved around it

computer game

noun

a game that is played on a computer

friendly

noun

a game that is not part of a competition but is played for fun or to practise skills

game

noun

an activity that you do for fun that has rules, and that you can win or lose

mind game

noun

a mental activity such as a puzzle that people enjoy trying to solve

parlour game

noun

any simple game that people play inside a house, usually involving words, acting, or guessing

threesome

noun

a game in which one player plays against two other people

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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