Translation of "game" - English-German dictionary


noun /ɡeim/

an enjoyable activity, which eg children play

das Spiel
a game of hide and seek.

a competitive form of activity, with rules

das Spiel
Football, tennis and chess are games.

a match or part of a match

das Spiel
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

das Wildbret
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

die Spiele (pl.)
the Olympic Games.
gamekeeper noun

a person who looks after game.

der Wildhüter
game point

a winning point.

der Gewinnpunkt
game reserve

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

das Wildgehege
game warden

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

der Jagdaufseher
the game is up

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

das Spiel ist aus

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