Meaning of table game in English:

table game

Pronunciation /ˈteɪbl ɡeɪm/


  • 1A game played on a table or similar surface, typically with counters, balls, or other playing pieces. Frequently distinguished from card games, and sometimes from board games.

  • 2US In a casino: a game played at a table, as opposed to a slot machine.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), author and lexicographer. From table + game.