Definition of


  1. (noun, act) a Japanese pinball game played on a vertical board

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Alternate forms of Pachinko

Hypernyms: pinball, pinball game

Origin of the word Pachinko

  1. 1953, from Japanese, "pinball machine," also "slingshot, handgun," from pachin, of echoic origin, + dim. suffix -ko. more

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