Definition of darts in English:

darts

plural noun

  • usually treated as singular An indoor game in which small pointed missiles with feather or plastic flights are thrown at a circular target marked with numbers in order to score points.

    • ‘A game of darts will take place in The Wood Cabin every Thursday night until Christmas with a first prize of a turkey and a bottle of whiskey for the runner up.’
    • ‘Sometimes we organise a games night, darts, table-tennis, cards that type of stuff.’
    • ‘Visitors can choose to simply relax with a glass of beer, shoot some pool, or play a game of darts.’
    • ‘The dominoes, darts, pool and football teams are all going to move with Phil to his new club, which is now called ‘The Stanley’ club.’
    • ‘Continue playing games that involve numbers, counting and scoring, such as darts and dominoes.’
    • ‘I was the badminton champion and also excelled in darts, football and hockey.’
    • ‘It might as well be the proverbial tiddlywinks, or as so deliciously happened when one of our own swept up the world title at that most athletic of English indoor sports - darts.’
    • ‘The close-ups reveal jaws and eyes that move with all the precision of a drunken sailor attempting to score a bulls-eye in a game of darts.’
    • ‘Members had a May sports meeting with indoor bowls, darts, snooker and cards.’
    • ‘Some time during the 19th century the chalk and dartboard replaced the cribbage board as the standard method of scoring a game of darts.’
    • ‘PUB regulars who keep alive games of darts, dominoes and shove ha'penny could be rewarded with a trip to New York.’
    • ‘The evening consisted of three challenges, indoor bowling, darts and snooker.’
    • ‘Later they were again brought to the laboratory, but this time they could choose between shooting baskets or trying to score bull's-eyes in darts.’
    • ‘There was a billiards table, air hockey, darts, a TV with a DVD player and a Playstation 2, and a hot tub.’
    • ‘There was also a wide range of traditional sideshow attractions which included darts, hoopla and a coconut shy.’
    • ‘We put on suppers, card games, darts, seniors' activities, and dances, and also do weddings and receptions.’
    • ‘There were lots of stalls and games, including darts, skittles and a hoopla.’
    • ‘The British aristocracy, on expatriate imperial postings to African countries, learn the classic pub game of darts.’
    • ‘The English are also very fond of games, including snooker (a billiards game) and darts.’
    • ‘Young people aged from 11 to 18 will be able to enjoy pool, darts, television and computer games at the new club which will be based at the village hall.’

Pronunciation

darts

/därts//dɑrts/