IPA: pʌtʃˈɪŋkoʊ


  • A mechanical ball-dropping game similar to pinball, popular in Japan.


  • (intransitive) To tumble down through a series of obstacles.

Examples of "pachinko" in Sentences

  • Think of the exercise like a pachinko game.
  • Pachinko is a pinball like slot machine game.
  • Environment in pachinko parlours was making me sick
  • A picture of a few pachinko balls might be good too.
  • One of the most important business sectors is pachinko.
  • It is not a manufacturer of games, just another pachinko.
  • Perennially popular are the NGE themed pachinko machines.
  • A different pachinko game will yield different lattice points.
  • Pachinko then emerged as an adult pastime in Nagoya around 1930.
  • Wynn holds about 24.5 million shares of his company, as does his partner, Japanese "pachinko" machine operator Kazuo Okada.
  • There were "pachinko" houses and arcades everywhere, all of which were packed, blasting music, and flashing ever more obnoxious lighting.
  • "pachinko", a Japanese version of pinball played in thousands of noisy parlours across the country for prizes that can be exchanged for cash.
  • There was a pachinko parlor/casino where there was money, these coins, still in the trays where people had been playing and all of a sudden, had to evacuate, and the place just came apart, he said.
  • If I had to make some recommendations, I would suggest, Crayon Physics Deluxe (a puzzle/physics game), Peggle (a pachinko/plinko type game that makes you feel productive) and Field Runners (a tower defense game).
  • "pachinko" machines: think pinball machines, only completely vertical in orientation, with balls following a semi-random course through tiny metal pegs once they're dropped from the top of the board by the player.
  • Mr. Okada, chairman of pachinko maker Universal Entertainment and the largest shareholder of Wynn Resorts, filed suit in a Nevada state court this month alleging that he was blocked by Mr. Wynn from seeing the Las Vegas company's financial records after objecting to a $135 million donation by Wynn Resorts to the University of Macau.
  • In the north, around Osaka Station and the major international hotels, is Kita, a nightlife hub centered on the Kita-Shinchi entertainment arcade, which pulsates with the noise and lights of snug drinking shops, restaurants, pachinko parlors and "girl" bars, where young female bartenders not only know how to fix a decent drink, but make amusing conversation as well.

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