backgammonnoun [ U ]uk /ˈbæk.ɡæm.ən/ us /ˈbæk.ɡæm.ən/
Examples from literature
- Chess, backgammon, and whist, completed the variety of our evening pastimes.
- He found him in the drawing-room, still playing backgammon with Lady Laura.
- If you only understood its points, backgammon is really an excellent game.
- Our evenings were spent playing cards or backgammon or listening to the chatter of our host by the fireside.
- The captain was just sitting down to a game of backgammon.