What does domino mean?

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ˈdɒm əˌnoʊdomi·no

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Domino, Fats Domino, Antoine Domino(noun)

    United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)

  2. domino(noun)

    a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume

  3. domino, half mask, eye mask(noun)

    a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes

  4. domino(noun)

    a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots


  1. domino(Noun)

    A tile divided into two squares, each having 0 to 6 dots or pips (as in dice), used in the game of dominoes.

  2. domino(Noun)

    A country that is expected to react to events in a neighboring country, according to the domino effect

  3. domino(Noun)

    A masquerade costume consisting of a hooded robe and a mask covering the upper part of the face.

  4. domino(Noun)

    The mask itself.

  5. domino(Noun)

    The person wearing the costume.

  6. domino(Noun)

    A polyomino made up of two squares.

  7. Origin: From domino (1801), from domino, from dominus; compare dominicale. The game is said to be so called from the black under surface or part of the pieces with which it is played.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Domino(noun)

    a kind of hood worn by the canons of a cathedral church; a sort of amice

  2. Domino(noun)

    a mourning veil formerly worn by women

  3. Domino(noun)

    a kind of mask; particularly, a half mask worn at masquerades, to conceal the upper part of the face. Dominos were formerly worn by ladies in traveling

  4. Domino(noun)

    a costume worn as a disguise at masquerades, consisting of a robe with a hood adjustable at pleasure

  5. Domino(noun)

    a person wearing a domino

  6. Domino(noun)

    a game played by two or more persons, with twenty-eight pieces of wood, bone, or ivory, of a flat, oblong shape, plain at the back, but on the face divided by a line in the middle, and either left blank or variously dotted after the manner of dice. The game is played by matching the spots or the blank of an unmatched half of a domino already played

  7. Domino(noun)

    one of the pieces with which the game of dominoes is played

  8. Origin: [F. domino, or It. domin, or Sp. domin, fr. L. dominus master. The domino was orig. a hood worn by the canons of a cathedral. See Don, Dame.]


  1. Domino

    Domino is a Marvel Comics character, best known as a member of the X-Men offshoot X-Force. Created by writer Fabian Nicieza and artist/co-writer Rob Liefeld, she first fully appeared in X-Force, vol. 1 #11. In addition to her exceptional marksmanship and hand-to-hand skills, Domino possesses mutant probability-altering powers, similar to those of the X-Man Longshot. She often uses her skills as a mercenary, but has also been the partner, confidante, and lover of the superhero Cable, a lieutenant in his militant group X-Force, and a member of the X-Men.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Domino

    dom′i-no, n. a cape with a hood worn by a master or by a priest: a long cloak of black silk with a hood, used at masked balls, a person wearing such: one of the oblong pieces with which the game of Dom′inoes (-nōz) is played, usually twenty-eight in number, divided into two compartments, each of which is blank or marked with from one to six spots. [Sp. domino—L. dominus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of domino in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of domino in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of domino in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Murray:

    Every single domino has fallen her way.

  2. Stuart Saulters:

    We are trying to get ahead of it, we think there is a chance this can domino.

  3. Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn:

    It cannot be ruled out that Brexit leads to a domino effect in Eastern Europe.

  4. Antonio Rodriguez-Barberan:

    We are targeting a sales announcement for the A400M this year, we hope this will drive a domino effect.

  5. Russell Weiner:

    We know that delivery is all about convenience, and Domino's Hotspots are ... all about flexible delivery options.

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