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Daffynitions

No. of Players: 1+
Type of Game: written or spoken
What you need: pen & paper or nothing

Goal

To redefine words in a humorous way.

How to play

A daffynition (daffy + definition) is a playful redefinition of an existing word. Players challenge each other to come up with the most original daffynition. They are each given ten minutes to peruse a dictionary and then reveal their daffynitions to the other players. Or else a gamemaster selects a few words that all players must redefine, and afterwards players vote on the funniest creations. If you are playing alone, you can challenge yourself to see how many original daffynitions you can produce.

Examples

appear: a type of fruit [a pear]
crosswords: angry conversation [cross + words]
dilate: to live a long life [die + late]
ketchup: words shouted at the slowest runner [catch + up]
locus: to curse quietly [low + cuss]
multiply: folded toilet paper [multi + ply]
parachute: double barreled shotgun [pair of shoot].
paradox: redundant boat landings [pair of docks].
pasteurize: not for the nearsighted [past + your + eyes].
Russian: to quickly enter a room [rush + in].
Sudafed: brought a government employee to court [sued a fed].

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