a game in which the players try to snap little colored disks from a surface into a cup by pressing their edges with a larger disk
Origin of tiddlywinksprobably ; from tiddly, child's form of little: see tiddly
plural noun(used with a sing. verb)
A game in which players try to snap small disks into a cup by pressing them on the edge with a larger disk.
Origin of tiddlywinksPossibly dialectal tiddly, little + wink.
- (games) A game in which the objective is to shoot winks into a cup or at a target by flicking them with a shooter (nowadays called a squidger) from a surface.
- A competitive partnership game in which the objective is to gain an advantage over opponents by squopping opponent winks and by squidging friendly winks into a pot.