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Definition of tic-tac-toe noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(also tick-tack-toe) noun
NAmE//ˌtɪk tæk ˈtoʊ//
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a simple game in which two players take turns to write Os or Xs in a set of nine squares. The first player to complete a row of three Os or three Xs is the winner.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tic-tac-toe