Definitions

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  • noun Alternative form of I spy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In particular, Gross recommends playing I-spy on car journeys.

    Why I-spy is bad for long car journeys

  • At the best of times I-spy is a really dreary game; in a car it's the kiss of death.

    Why I-spy is bad for long car journeys

  • Now I-spy probably beats listening to The Wheels on the Bus on a never-ending loop for in-car amusement, but only just.

    Why I-spy is bad for long car journeys

  • In any case, it's hard to see how I-spy is going to increase any child's vocabulary, because the whole point of the game is that you have to know the word for car, lorry, cloud and sky to play in the first place.

    Why I-spy is bad for long car journeys

  • I would use it to make a lap quilt for my toddler, who is going to be excessively jealous when his older brother gets his big boy I-spy quilt in a month or so.

    It's Giveaway Time!!!!

  • My brothers also played their own version of I-spy.

    Mao's last dancer

  • My brothers also played their own version of I-spy.

    Mao's Last Dancer

  • You've played I-spy enough in the village horse sheds to understand what I mean when I say that the man who makes his way in the game of politics by lying, cheating, and throwing down his friends isn't justified in expecting to hear the final call of "all in free."

    Tattlings of a Retired Politician

  • Ixtli apparently enjoyed the affair, much as a child might a successful game of I-spy, for he emitted occasional chuckles, and let fall soft whispers which, if caught by other ears, certainly would not have deeply benefited the fugitives when captured.

    The Lost City

  • Then they would play tag or I-spy among the bushes and trees; and once Marcus dared the Emperor to climb the long ladder to the lookout in the big cedar.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8

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