domino: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dom'u-nō"), [key]
— pl. -noes.
  1. a flat, thumbsized, rectangular block, the face of which is divided into two parts, each either blank or bearing from one to six pips or dots: 28 such pieces form a complete set.
  2. any of various games played with such pieces, usually by matching the ends of pieces and laying the dominoes down in lines and angular patterns.


Pronunciation: (dom'u-nō"), [key]
— pl. -noes, -nos.
  1. a large, hooded cloak with a mask covering the eyes, worn at masquerades.
  2. the mask.
  3. a person wearing such dress.


Pronunciation: (dom'u-nō"), [key]
  1. (“Fats”), born 1928, U.S. rhythm-and-blues pianist, singer, and composer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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