Definition of les jeux sont faits in English:

les jeux sont faits


  • ‘The stakes are set’: in roulette, the call made by the croupier as the wheel is set in motion.


1920s; earliest use found in James Joyce (1882–1941), writer. From French les jeux sont faits, lit. ‘the games are made’ from les, plural definite article + jeux, plural of jeu game + sont, 3rd person plural present indicative of être to be + faits, plural of fait, past participle of faire to do.


les jeux sont faits

/leɪ ˌʒəː sɒ̃ ˈfeɪ/