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pregame

[pree-geym] /ˈpriˌgeɪm/
adjective
1.
relating to and occurring just before a sports game:
The coach was interviewed in a pregame broadcast.
2.
noting or relating to the consumption of liquor before attending a party or other event:
pregame drinking.
noun
3.
an event relating to and occurring just before a game:
Thirty people attended the pregame.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), pregamed, pregaming.
4.
to drink liquor before going to (a party, game, or other event):
We pregamed at my house to save some money.
Origin of pregame
1910-1915
1910-15; pre- + game1
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