mumblety-peg mumblety-peg


  • (n) a game in which players throw or flip a jackknife in various ways so that the knife sticks in the ground


  1. She could bat a ball as far as any boy in the neighborhood and was better than any at mumblety-peg.
  2. Big bucks, much media attention and even some good reviews go to a 598-page biography of Elvis Presley that is like a game of mumblety-peg played on a corpse.
  3. She beat boys at mumblety-peg, whizzed past them in foot races and razzle-dazzled them in basketball.
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