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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [puh-ching-koh]
    • /pəˈtʃɪŋ koʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [puh-ching-koh]
    • /pəˈtʃɪŋ koʊ/

Definitions of pachinko word

  • noun pachinko a Japanese pinball game played on a vertical machine in which slots struck by the player's ball release other balls that in turn are exchanged for noncash prizes. 1
  • noun pachinko a Japanese game similar to pinball 0
  • noun pachinko a Japanese gambling game played on a device like a vertical pinball machine 0

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Origin of pachinko

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
1950-55; < Japanese, equivalent to pachin click! (imitative) + -ko diminutive suffix

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Parts of speech for Pachinko


pachinko popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

pachinko usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with pachinko

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