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noun as in bowling

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When a deal is about to close at work, is there always a bag of Skittles within reach?

And when I passed the refreshment stand on the way out of the theater, I could not help but think of Skittles.

Martin had just taken a trip to a convenience store for a bag of Skittles candy and a can of drink.

In the evening, he left to walk less than a mile to the 7-Eleven to get a can of soda and a bag of Skittles for Chad.

Skittles fly up behind him, a reminder of the reason Martin went to the store that night.

Wonder whether my "Firmness" is as large as Professor Skittles declared.

These not being familiar military words of command, the men stuck there like skittles.

Bowling and the game of skittles are also favourite pastimes, and to the latter especially several romantic stories attach.

The men laughed and fell in for their first march, when they began to realise that a soldier's life was not all beer and skittles.

It means that he is strong enough—but you think it skittles, Colonel Creighton—to make any one do anything he wants.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skittles, such as: bowls, candlepins, duckpins, ninepins, kegling, and lawn bowling.

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