Definition of wide game in US English:

wide game

noun

  • 1Sport (chiefly Rugby Football) a style of play that involves moving the ball into those areas of the pitch nearest to the sides, in order to stretch the play.

  • 2(Especially in the Scout movement) any outdoor game played over a wide area and involving a large number of participants.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Evening Telegraph & Post (Dundee).