What is another word for ninepins?

Pronunciation: [nˈa͡ɪnpɪnz] (IPA)

"Ninepins" is a term that refers to a game played with nine wooden pins and a ball. This game is also known by other names depending on the region. In North America, it is commonly called "bowling," while in the United Kingdom, it is known as "skittles." In Germany, it is called "kegeln," while in Sweden, it is known as "Kubb." In France, the game is referred to as "quilles," and in Italy, it is called "bocce." Despite the differences in the name, these games all have a similar objective, which is to knock down the pins with the ball.

Synonyms for Ninepins:

What are the hypernyms for Ninepins?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    bowling, games, bowling games, Lawn games.

What are the hyponyms for Ninepins?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for ninepins (as nouns)

Usage examples for Ninepins

He'll bring down our stumps like ninepins.
"Amusement Only"
Richard Marsh
We should need a volume to describe all the sights of this wondrous fair, the church crowded with worshippers, the halt and sick praying for healing, the churchyard full of traders, the sheriff proclaiming new laws, the young men bowling at ninepins, pedlars shouting their wares, players performing the miracle play on a movable stage, bands of pipers, lowing oxen, neighing horses, and bleating sheep.
"Vanishing England"
P. H. Ditchfield
Youths were enjoying themselves at games of ball, ninepins, and dice, and half-grown girls screaming with fright, when the ball hit one of their group or nearly fell into the water.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers

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