Darts Games Glossary is
divided into 2
parts and is dedicated to avid players around the globe. The first part
or introduction is followed by dart game terms and includes a learning
games section that defines rules and dart game versions.
Glossary is likely the most amusing at the site for the language of
darts offers up rhyming and colorful terms like no other skill game.
This area of gamerisms is sure to make you smile and yes, laugh out
Darts Games Glossary:
Learning Games I
Darts is a game using pointed arrows to throw strategically at
standard dartboard is divided into 20 segments in black and white color
numbering 1 to 20 with a round circle in the middle of the board known
as the bulls-eye or the inner bull in red color and the outer part of
the eye called the outer bull in green.
If the dart hits the black or white section of the board, it scores the
number of that particular segment.
number in each segment has two small rectangular scoring sections in
red and green color. When a dart hits the outer bull in green color, it
scores 25 points, and when it hits the bulls-eye--the red center
portion of the board, then it is a 50 points score.
Learning Games II
most popular, official games played are 301 and 501. Two
take turns in throwing up to three darts each. Each one starts with a
set score of 301 points or 501 points respectively. The aim is to minus
whatever scores they have made from 501 or 301 set of points to reach
zero when a winner is declared.
Learning Games is followed by Darts Glossary A – D
Darts Games Glossary: A -
Darts Games Glossary: C
- 301 or 501:
refers to dart/arrow games where the objective
is to reduce your score to 0 from starting points of 301 or 501.
the double of one in 501 and 301 games.
- Annie’s Room:
also called Annie’s house. It refers to the
number 1 on the board.
it is another term used for darts.
- Baby Ton:
when a player scores 95 by scoring five 19’s.
- Bag o' Nuts:
refers to 45 points for a dart throw.
jargon for misses on throw 1 and 2 followed by a
third that hits the target.
term for the metal area where the thrower grasps
darts games glossary term for double threes.
- Black Dog:
when a double bull is scored.
- Black Eye:
rack up 50 points for hitting the center of the
occurs when player must get a double-1 to arrive at
refers to 3 darts that land strewn about the
big or heavy darts.
the centre part of the dartboard.
- Bull and
Cork: jargon for the bull center
- Bull out:
with that double bull, you win.
- Bull up:
method of determining the first player to throw by
aiming for the bull.
- Bullseye: section
of the board center that has a single and
jargon for having too many points at the end of a
301 or 501 game.
Darts Games Glossary: D
refers to 1 round=100+ points.
to keep score.
a throw, that if hit, will win and game over.
jargon for 1 throw=26 points by hitting 20,
1 and 5.
darts player who carelessly throws without a
target in mind.
Click: lingo for 1 throw=66.
lingo that refers to a dartboard.
these darts can convert from steel to soft
darts games glossary for bullseye.
if a single is scored by a player when he/she aimed at a double.
- Cricket: a
darts game that uses the standard 20 number dartboard with
the treble and double rings. The goal of the game is to be
first player to close all the numbers and have a higher or even point
total. To close a number, it must have scored 3 times on one or more
turns. Example: hitting the triple will close a number=1
single and the double will close it=2 throws and three singles=3
throws. A scoreboard tracks hits on all numbers.
Games Glossary and Learning Games is followed by terms E – Z
when a player aims and hits the target on the board.
- Diddle for
the Middle: method of determining the first
player to throw by aiming for the bull. Similar to bull up.
- Dinky Doo:
term for 22.
- Dirty Darts:
questionable strategy here?
- Double bull
or Double cork: area in the center of the
- Double in or
DI: act of a dart throw to start an 01 game
that lands in the double section of a number.
- Double Out or
DO: hitting the same area as DI to become the
winning player of the game.
- Double Ring:
is valued at double the specific number
located at the outer ring of the board.
- Double Top:
jargon for the double 20.
- Double Trouble:
if a player is unable to hit double on the
board needed to win the game.
you are talking about the lower or bottom
section of the board.
when the dart hits the non-scoring area on the