Dart Game Terms Part 2
Game Terms, part 2 includes the distinctive terms of Flat Tire, Happy
Meal, Low Ton, Nines, Pie, Slop and Wet Feet for these skill games.
Game Terms: E - F
Dart Game Terms: G - H
- Easy In, Easy
Out: refers to a dart game where a double
in/out is not mandatory.
- Fall Out or
Scud: jargon for an 'accidental throw' where
the player targets one number and hits another.
term for the section of a number valued at a single
score that is located between the double and triple rings.
in the dart game of cricket, this term refers
to the 15's.
- Flat Tire: occurs
if a dart ends up in the black area
surrounding the board, thus no score.
feathers at the end of the dart.
- Foot Fault:
you just stepped over the throw line boundary
Dart Game Terms: I – O
- Game On:
call made at the start of the game to maintain
- Game Shot:
shot that wins the game for a player.
- Good Group:
term for 3 darts that land in a close grouping.
- Half a Crown:
jargon for score=26.
- Happy Meal: jargon
- Hat Trick:
a dart player's dream=striking the bull with all
of course, it is score=57.
- High Ton:
jargon for 150-180 score.
refers to the throw line.
Dart Game Terms: P
term for the playing area of the dartboard located
inside the double wire surrounding it.
players get a better hold on this barrel area of the
term for 1 game of a dart match.
jargon for score=180.
- Low Ton:
refers to 100-149 score.
- Lower Class:
term for score of 29.
- Mark: dart
that scores in the game of cricket.
refers to a game series, usually determined by the
winner of 2 out of 3 dart games played.
- Money Dart:
term for the dart that wins it all in
- Mugs Away:
announcement that losers play first at the next
in the game of cricket, nines refers to the 19's.
line from where a player stands and throws the darts.
- On Your Knees:
lingo for a player who must get a double 3.
term for a score of 1 round=0.
Dart Game Terms: R
- Perfect Game:
less is better for this win, thus 6 darts for
301 and 9 darts for 501.
refers to the scoring sections of the board.
- Plastic Darts:
term for soft-tipped arrows/darts.
- Point Monger
or Monger: dart player who scores a whole lot
of points in a game of cricket.
- Poor Man's
Triple or PMT: action of throwing 3 singles of
the same number.
situation where 3 darts that are tightly grouped
in one or more flights being knocked away.
Dart Game Terms: S
refers to steep-tipped board wire.
- Robin Hood:
dart throw that results in striking one dart
onto the back of another that has already landed on the board.
jargon for shot, speed arrow/dart.
refers to a game of darts.
occurs when one darts player shoots 3 darts.
- Round of 9 or
RO9: refers to game round where a darts
player hits 3 triples.
- Round the
Clock: darts game wherein each number is hit in
- Route 66:
jargon for score=66 on a throw.
refers to the final of a 3-game match.
Dart Game Terms: T
refers to the 17's in a cricket game of darts.
located behind the barrel of a dart and controls the
occurs when a player hits a triple, double and a
single in the same row.
- Shelly Shot:
occurs when the first arrow in a cricket game
hits a triple 19.
term for dart player who currently holds the game
- Shut Out,
Skunk or Whitewash: refers to a win before a
challenger has doubled in.
- Single Bull:
term for the bullseye outer ring=25 points.
- Single In or
SI: darts game where it is not mandatory for a
player to double in.
- Single Out or
SO: darts game where it is not mandatory for
a player to double out.
- Six Dart Out:
term for a 'perfect' won with only 6 darts
playing a 301 double in/out darts game.
- Sixes: term
for the cricket 16's.
- Slice: refers
to the wedge of a specific number in a darts
- Slip Shot:
jargon for score=28.
refers to an 'accidental win' whereby the dart scores
even with a miss.
- Small Pie:
section between the bullseye and triple ring
that is considered to be a single number.
- Spider or
Spider Web: jargon for the marked target areas
located on the dartboard.
Score made by dart hitting the wrong part of the
- Split the 11:
occurs when a dart hits the two digits for 11
on the number ring.
refers to score=60.
- Straight Off:
game in which a dart player is not required
to double out.
- Straight On:
game in which a dart player is not required to
- Sunset Strip:
jargon for 1 throw=77 points.
Dart Game Terms: U - Z
- Three in a
Bed: term for 3 darts=3 triple 15's that land in
the same scoring area.
- Tin Hat:
jargon for 0, nada, nothing=no score.
refers to score=100 points in a round.
- Ton 80: refers
to score=180 points or 3 triple 20's.
yes, it is tops=double 20.
- Triple Ring:
valued at triple times at the inner ring of
refers to a round score=76 points.
- Two and Six:
term for round score=26 points.
- Two Fat Ladies:
lingo for round score=88 points.
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- Wet Feet: player
who has 'stepped over the line' with a
foot fault violation.
- White Horse: jargon
for a 3 triple score during one round
of a cricket game.
- White Moment:
refers to the darts player with the winning
term for dart with feathers on the end and wooden
- Winger Dart:
this darts scores after deflecting off another
already on the dartboard.
When a dart bounces off a wire
refers to section surrounding the dartboard, but off
the scoring area.
jargon for a dart that lands in the wood.
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