Contranyms Bingo Cards

Auto Antonyms Bingo Card

These cards are about Auto Antonyms. These are words or phrases with contradictory meanings. For example, "bolt" can mean "to secure in place" but also "to dash away suddenly". These include words like bolt, clip, hold up, scan, and strike.

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How To Play Contranyms Bingo

  1. Print out your free Auto Antonyms bingo boards, or make custom ones with Bingo Card Creator. Click here to get started.
  2. Give one card to each player.
  3. Call off words randomly, for example by using a call list. You can either just say a word, like "over", or you can make up a more involved clue involving over.
  4. When a word is called, each player should find it and mark it.
  5. The first player(s) to clear five words in any direction (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal) wins a small prize.

Notes: How long a bingo game lasts depends on what pace you read the clues at and how many players you have. If you read faster, such as for older or more experienced students, or if you have more players, the game tends to end more quickly. In general, I suggest allocating between twenty and thirty minutes to a bingo game. Since they can potentially end as early as the fourth word called, though that is quite rare, I encourage you to keep playing in the event of the game being over earlier than you expected it to be. Almost 90% of bingo games with a 25 word list and 25 players will see their first bingo within 7 to 11 words being called.





Words List For Auto Antonyms Bingo Cards

bolt bound buckle buckle cleave
clip custom dust fast fine
hold up left over peer rent
scan screen seed skin spare
strike temper trim trip weather


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