Yahtzee

Yahtzee (n.) dice game, 1957, proprietary (E.S. Lowe Co., N.Y.), apparently based on YACHT (Cf. yacht).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Yahtzee — (Yatzy) Yam s jeu de société Ce jeu appartient au domaine public Autre nom Yam s Format 5 dés Mécanismes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yahtzee — Infobox Game subject name = Yahtzee image link = image caption = Present Yahtzee logo players = 2 10; but can also be played solitaire ages = 8+ setup time = playing time = 30 minutes complexity = easy strategy = medium random chance = high… …   Wikipedia

  • Yahtzee — Kniffel / Yahtzee Kniffelzubehör Daten zum Spiel Verlag E.S. Lowe (Yahtzee), Milton Bradley (Yahtzee), Schmidt Spiele (Kniffel), Hasbro (Yahtzee) Erscheinungsjahr 1956, 1973, 1984 (Yahtzee), 1972 (Kniffel), und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yahtzee — noun a) A probability game where players amass scores depending on the values of the five dice they roll. b) In the game of Yahtzee, a five of a kind, where all dice show the same value, which is the highest scoring combination …   Wiktionary

  • Yahtzee — Expression of great happiness and achievement over small issues. Jack finally found his car keys: Yahtzee! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • yahtzee — n An ugly female (offensive). Don t look now but that yahtzeeover there is eyeing you, Bert. 1990s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • Yahtzee — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yahtzee (game show) — Yahtzee was a game show that aired from January 11, 1988 to September 1988. Based on the dice game Yahtzee, the show was hosted by Peter Marshall, with Larry Hovis serving as both the show s announcer and a regular panelist. Each week featured a… …   Wikipedia

  • Games related to Yahtzee — A number of related games under the Yahtzee brand have been produced. They all commonly use dice as the primary tool for game play, but all differ generally. As Yahtzee itself has been sold since the 1954, the variants released over the years are …   Wikipedia

  • Power Yahtzee — Infobox Game title = Power Yahtzee image link = image caption = Box cover and game layout designer = illustrator = publisher = Winning Moves players = 2 to 4 ages = 8 and up setup time = 5 minutes playing time = 20 30 minutes random chance = High …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.