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Definition of "pinball" []

  • A game played on a device in which the player operates a plunger to shoot a ball down or along a slanted surface having obstacles and targets, often equipped with flippers to keep the ball in play. (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 "pinball" in a sentence
  • "Further "pinball" is a pretty implausible inspiration for a naming a show that has no connection whatsoever to pinball."
  • "“I think it’s tragic,” said Roger Sharp, director of marketing for WMS Gaming, formerly Williams, once a leader in pinball and video games, now a leader in slot machines."
  • "The Escapist runs an article about the "old video games," namely pinball machines."
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