fivesies

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive form of five.

Noun[edit]

fivesies (plural fivesies)

  1. A call in any children's game, such as jacks, where five actions must be performed.
    • 1999, Susan J. Bandy, Anne S. Darden, Crossing boundaries (page 239)
      She had missed on fivesies, I'd missed on threesies, and this would be the deciding round.