Tiddlywinks meaning

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A game in which players try to snap small disks into a cup by pressing them on the edge with a larger disk.
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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.
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(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.
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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.
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Origin of tiddlywinks

  • Possibly dialectal tiddly little wink
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition