parlour game
Noun

parlour game (plural parlour games)

  1. Any of a number of amusing games played indoors with few props by the members of a social gathering.
    • 1918, Arthur Quiller-Couch Foe-Farrell, Prologue:
      Do you know that parlour-game, Yarrell dear? Are you a performer at Musical Chairs?
  2. (politics, figuratively) The use of deliberately nebulous or confusing language.
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