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Meaning of "small game" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SMALL GAME

small game play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SMALL GAME

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Small game is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SMALL GAME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

small game

Game (food)

Game is any animal hunted for food or not normally domesticated. Game animals are also hunted for sport. The type and range of animals hunted for food varies in different parts of the world. This is influenced by climate, animal diversity, local taste and locally accepted views about what can or cannot be legitimately hunted. Sometimes a distinction is also made between varieties and species of a particular animal, such as wild or domestic turkey. Fish are excluded from the term game, and fish caught for sport are referred to as game fish. Common Pheasant, widely introduced and hunted as game...

Definition of small game in the English dictionary

The definition of small game in the dictionary is small animals that are hunted for sport.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SMALL GAME

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WORDS THAT END LIKE SMALL GAME

arcade game
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Synonyms and antonyms of small game in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «small game» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SMALL GAME

Find out the translation of small game to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of small game from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «small game» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小游戏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

caza menor
570 millions of speakers

English

small game
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

छोटा सा खेल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لعبة صغيرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на мелкую дичь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pequeno jogo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছোট খেলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

petit gibier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Permainan kecil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kleinwild
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

小さい獲物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

작은 게임
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Game cilik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trò chơi nhỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறிய விளையாட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लहान गेम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Küçük oyun
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piccola selvaggina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

małe gry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на дрібну дичину
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

joc mic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μικρό παιχνίδι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kleinwild
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

småvilt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

småvilt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of small game

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SMALL GAME»

The term «small game» is regularly used and occupies the 56.868 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SMALL GAME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about small game

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SMALL GAME»

Discover the use of small game in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to small game and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Successful Small Game Hunting: Rediscovering Our Hunting ...
In his latest book, Successful Small Game Hunting, M.D. Johnson helps rekindle the flame that sparked the desire to hunt.
M. Johnson, 2011
2
The Ultimate Guide to Small Game and Varmint Hunting: How to ...
A guide to small game hunting that provides tips for hunting specific types of small animals plus detailed natural histories of every important small-game species and advice on guns, ammunition, and optics for different species.
H. Lea Lawrence, 2002
3
The Complete Guide to Small Game Taxidermy: How to Work with ...
Drawing on generations of experience, author Todd Triplett covers all aspects of the art of taxidermy. From proper field care and tanning to crafting life-size mounts, this book will help any individual.
Todd Triplett, 2003
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Small-Game Hunting: Rabbits, Squirrels, and Other Small Animals
Many hunters get their start with small game hunting. This information-packed book offers a wealth of advice for young hunters on subjects such as locating small game and what kind firearm to use.
Sloan MacRae, 2010
5
Dressing and Cooking Wild Game: From Field to Table: Big ...
This popular best-seller is a comprehensive guide to field-dressing and cooking great-tasting big game, small game, upland birds and waterfowl.
Complete Hunter Creative Publishing international Teresa Marrone, Creative Publishing Editors, 1999
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Hunting in North America: Big Game, Small Game, Upland ...
Hunting in North America is a comprehensive book that covers hunting for all species of small game, waterfowl, upland game birds, turkey, & big game.
Creative Publishing International, 2000
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Small Game & Varmint Hunting
Offers advice on hunting woodchucks, rabbits, squirrels, and crows, discusses rifles, shotguns, and cartridges, and shares small game recipes
Wilf E. Pyle, 1989
8
Small Game Hunting: Rabbit, Raccoon, Squirrel, Opossum, and More
Squirrels, opossums, raccoons, rabbits, and hare are all small game. Some of these wild animals are hunted for food. Small game are usually easy to nd if you are hunting in the right habitat. A habitat is where an animal lives. This area ...
Tom Carpenter, 2012
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Cookin' Wild Game: The Complete Guide to Dressing and ...
Proper field care of small game ensures excellent eating. Field-dress rabbits, hares, and squirrels as soon as possible, or the delicately flavored meat may pick up an unpleasant taste. Squirrel seems particularly susceptible to off-tastes, ...
Teresa Marrone, 2002
10
Hunting Small Game
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Bert Popowski, 2011

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SMALL GAME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term small game is used in the context of the following news items.
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Buy your CPW fishing and small game hunting licenses now
Colorado Parks and Wildlife fishing and small game hunting licenses, permits and registrations are on sale now for the 2015-16 season at license agents, CPW ... «The Coloradoan, Mar 15»
2
Rules are rules, but Cal's targeting ejection seems small for Big Game
For Cal's Michael Lowe, you could call this year's matchup on FOX Sports 1 Saturday the Small Game. Or the Little Game or the Itty Bitty Game. In fact, for all ... «FOXSports.com, Nov 14»
3
In the shadow of a $2.5 billion deal, one famed game dev slips away
In his farewell note to gamers, Persson writes that he doesn't see himself as a "real game developer" and that if in working on new, small game projects he does ... «Polygon, Sep 14»
4
Pa. expected thousands to want small games of chance licenses …
Pennsylvania's budget expects thousands of bars and restaurants to be running small games of chance next year. So far, only six have applied. Unless ... «Patriot-News, Feb 14»
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Small games of chance expansion narrowly passes Pennsylvania …
The Senate did pass similar small games expansion language last month by a ... the type of games a bar licensee can play to pull tabs, a game something like ... «Patriot-News, Nov 13»
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Facebook offers promotional help to small game developers
Hoping to strengthen its services for mobile users, Facebook has created a new program to encourage third-party developers to build games that will run on the ... «TechHive, Jul 13»
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Hundreds of private clubs are breaking Pennsylvania's law on small
Hundreds of private clubs and nonprofit groups are breaking Pennsylvania's law on small games of chance every year. Even so, several state lawmakers want to ... «Patriot-News, Jun 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Small game [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/small-game>. Jun 2020 ».
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