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Definition of "backgammon" [back•gam•mon]

  • A board game for two persons, played with pieces whose moves are determined by throws of dice. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "backgammon" in a sentence
  • "Games and such … backgammon is huge here, you can get hand carved wooden boards, they play it constantly and they will win; p, almost everyone can play chess also, as well as the Russian version of checkers that is not too much different from the American version."
  • "An entrepreneur Ashot Grigoryan won the first place in short backgammon tournament and a businessman Armen Patochyan took the first place in long one."
  • "In its efforts to become the safest, most reliable backgammon room online, Play65 has formed an objective and independent Board of Trustees, designed to clean the backgammon room from its cheaters, mainly those who create an unfair advantage using computerized aiding tools, known as backgammon bots."