Translation of "game" - English-French dictionary


noun /ɡeim/

an enjoyable activity, which eg children play

a game of hide and seek.

a competitive form of activity, with rules

Football, tennis and chess are games.

a match or part of a match

a game of tennis
Lucy’s winning the match (by) three games to one.

(the flesh of) certain birds and animals which are killed for sport

(à/de) gibier
He’s very fond of game
(also adjective) a game bird.
gamely adverb


He gamely agreed to take part in the Karaoke competition.
games noun plural

an athletic competition, sometimes with other sports

the Olympic Games.
gamekeeper noun

a person who looks after game.

game point

a winning point.

balle de match
game reserve

an area of land set aside for the protection of animals.

parc à gibier
game warden

a person who looks after a game reserve or, in the United States, game.

the game is up

the plan or trick has failed or has been found out.

tout est fichu

(Translation of “game” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)