board game Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “board game” in the English Dictionary

"board game" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of board game from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"board game" in American English

See all translations

board gamenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɔrd ˌɡeɪm, ˈboʊrd-/
any game in which pieces are moved in particular ways on a board marked with a pattern: All our old board games like Monopoly were gathering dust in a closet.
(Definition of board game from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “board game”
in Arabic لُعبة ذات رُقعة…
in Korean 보드 게임…
in Portuguese jogo de tabuleiro…
in Catalan joc de taula…
in Japanese ボードゲーム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 棋类游戏…
in Turkish oyun tahtası üzerinde oynana oyun (dama, satranç vb.)…
in Russian настольная игра…
in Chinese (Traditional) 棋類遊戲…
in Italian gioco da tavolo…
in Polish gra planszowa…
What is the pronunciation of board game?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day


(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More