Definitions for "Roleplaying game"
a game in which each player takes the part of a "character", participating in a fictional adventure
a game that you play where you create a fictional character that lives in your imagination and interacts with the imaginations of your friends
a live, shared, cooperative experience at both the player and character level
a great chance ot not only let off some steam through imaginary combat, but also a good place to play around with philosophies and worldviews that are at odds with your own