Meaning of “pinball” in the English Dictionary

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"pinball" in British English

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pinballnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈpɪn.bɔːl/ us /ˈpɪn.bɑːl/

a game played on a special machine like a large box on legs in which the player keeps a small ball bouncing between devices to win points

(Definition of “pinball” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pinball" in American English

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pinballnoun [ U ]

us /ˈpɪnˌbɔl/

a game played on a machine in which the player tries to prevent a ball from rolling off the end of a sloping surface by causing the ball to bounce between devices that score points:

a pinball machine

(Definition of “pinball” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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