video game

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈvɪ.di.əʊ̯ˌɡeɪm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈvɪ.di.oʊ̯ˌɡeɪm/

Noun[edit]

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video game (plural video games)

  1. A type of game existing as and controlled by software, usually run by a video game console or a computer, played on a video terminal or television screen, and controlled by a paddle, joystick, joypad, mouse, or keyboard. [1973[1]]
    • 2011 October 7, Lana Del Rey; Justin Parker (lyrics and music), “Video Games”, in Born to Die, performed by Lana Del Rey:
      Swinging in the backyard / Pull up in your fast car whistling my name / Open up a beer / And you say get over here and play a video game / [...] / I say you the bestest / Lean in for a big kiss, put his favorite perfume on / Go play your video game

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “video”, in Online Etymology Dictionary

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English video game.

Noun[edit]

video game m (plural video games)

  1. video game (software game)
  2. (Brazil) video game console

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:video game.

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