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n. 1 (plural of dart English)Category:English plurals 2 (context games sports English) A game or sport in which darts are thrown at a board, and points are scored depending on where the darts land


n. a game in which darts are thrown at a dartboard


Darts is a form of throwing game in which small missiles are thrown at a circular dartboard fixed to a wall. Though various boards and rules have been used in the past, the term "darts" usually now refers to a standardised game involving a specific board design and set of rules. As well as being a professional competitive sport, darts is a traditional pub game, commonly played in the United Kingdom, across the Commonwealth, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, Republic of Ireland, the Scandinavian countries, the United States, and elsewhere.

Darts (band)

Darts were a nine-piece British doo-wop revival band that achieved chart success in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The popular London-based band had a number of UK top 20 hits including three successive Number twos with revivals of early US rock and roll and R&B songs.

Darts (album)

Darts is a 2003 album from the Benevento/Russo Duo. Made up of only Marco Benevento and Joe Russo, the album contains the two playing only keyboards and drums, respectively. It was recorded live at the Knitting Factory and the Tribeca Rock Club, both venues in New York City.

Darts (disambiguation)

Darts is a throwing game.

Darts may also refer to:

  • Darts (band)
  • Darts (album), by the Benevento/Russo Duo
  • "Darts," a song by System of a Down on the album System of a Down

Usage examples of "darts".

Vertot, who adopts without reluctance a romantic tale: the old marquis is actually exposed to the darts of the besieged.

Mollusks hunted ammonites, boring through shells, poisoning prey animals, and firing deadly darts.

Nectanebes and roast him living upon the altar in the great temple of Ptah here at Memphis, or otherwise to make him fight with the bull Apis after the beast had been driven mad by fiery darts.

Milksnake, a Yemenite Sunni, and not the brightest star in the mercenary sky, cocked a Beeman air pistol modified to fire tranquilizer darts.

She danced and she sang, she gave the king a set of darts in Biscayan fashion and he gave her a room full of the most expensive fabrics for her gowns.

Shield Thy trusted servants from the evils of self and passion, protect them with the watchful eye of Thy loving-kindness from all rancor, hate and envy, shelter them in the impregnable stronghold of Thy care and, safe from the darts of doubtfulness, make them the manifestations of Thy glorious signs, illumine their faces with the effulgent rays shed from the Dayspring of Thy divine unity, gladden their hearts with the verses revealed from Thy holy kingdom, strengthen their loins by Thine all-swaying power that cometh from Thy realm of glory.

He made salmon spears, and bird darts, and fishlines, and he ornamented his weapons with little pictures or patterns.

It was full of a noisy crowd of Hoka farmers and tradesmen, some talking in dieir squeaky voices, some playing darts, some clustering around the two humans.

Silver-bellies, fast as darts, shot away at his approach, while the big drowsy mudcats wog-gled out of his way, wondering what he was.

They are also highly proficient with firearms, using a tiny revolver that shoots naillike projectiles and a rifle that shoots poison darts with a range of two hundred yards.

His rifle was a needier, able to spray two thousand high-velocity darts a minute.

Others carried maces, flails, or long pikelike spears, and a very few, perhaps five percent of the total, carried quivers of long darts, like javelins.

They plucked leaves and berries from poisonberry bushes, brushed casually past the darters ignoring the poppings and the darts that spanged onto their hard skins and glanced off harmlessly.

Remington flechettes, inch-long steel darts that scythed through the still air of the hall, spreading out a little by the time they reached Joaquin and his two henchmen.

More of the darts whistled by in flat fast arcs, and slingstones cracked.