Definition of Tick-tack-toe

1. Noun. A game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does.




Definition of Tick-tack-toe

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of tic-tac-toe) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tick-tack-toe

tichiest
tichodrome
tichorrhine
tichy
ticilimumab
ticing
tick
tick-and-flick
tick-borne disease
tick-borne diseases
tick-borne encephalitis
tick-borne encephalitis virus
tick-borne fever
tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere
tick-borne virus
tick-tack-toe (current term)
tick-tock
tick-weed
tick and flick
tick away
tick bite
tick bites
tick box
tick boxes
tick control
tick down
tick fever
tick infestation
tick mark
tick off

Literary usage of Tick-tack-toe

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1. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1867)
"tick-tack-toe, n. a kind of miniature game of draughts played by children ou slates. Tide, n. time, season. ..."

2. English Folk-rhymes: A Collection of Traditional Verses Relating to Places by G. F. Northall (1892)
"In Warwickshire, Staffordshire, etc., the game is called Tick- tack-toe, and the rhyme is "tick-tack-toe, I've caught you." A square is divided into nine ..."

3. English Folk-rhymes: A Collection of Traditional Verses Relating to Places by G. F. Northall (1892)
"In Warwickshire, Staffordshire, etc., the game is called Tick- tack-toe, and the rhyme is " tick-tack-toe, I've caught you." A square is divided into nine ..."

4. A Glossary of the Dialect of the Hundred of Lonsdale, North and South of the by Robert Backhouse Peacock (1869)
"tick-tack-toe, n. a kind of miniature game of draughts played by children on slates. Tide, n. time, season. ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"Hermit Cobbler, p. 16. I n'D- At it he went, tickle-but, like a bull at a gate. l8'ยป Chimney Corner, p. 115. tick-tack-toe, sb. a child's game. S. ROWLANDS. ..."

6. Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting Held at by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1896)
"Of the quiet games, old maid and tick-tack-toe received the most votes; while of love games, post office, clap-in-clap-out, and drop-the- handkerchief were ..."

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