gamester
noun Date: 1553 one who plays games; especially gambler

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gamester — Game ster (g[=a]m st[ e]r), n. [Game + ster.] 1. A merry, frolicsome person. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A person who plays at games; esp., one accustomed to play for a stake; a gambler; one skilled in games. [1913 Webster] When lenity and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gamester — index bettor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gamester — [gām′stər] n. [ GAME1 + STER] a gambler …   English World dictionary

  • gamester —    1. obsolete a prostitute    One who played the game1.     She s impudent, my lord, and was a common gamester to the camp. (Shakespeare, All s Well That Ends Well)    2. a gambler    Gaming has meant gambling since the 16th century because most …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • gamester — Ⅰ. game [1] ► NOUN 1) an activity engaged in for amusement. 2) a form of competitive activity or sport played according to rules. 3) a complete episode or period of play, ending in a final result. 4) a single portion of play, forming a scoring… …   English terms dictionary

  • gamester — /gaym steuhr/, n. a gambler. [1545 55; GAME1 + STER] * * * …   Universalium

  • gamester — noun a) A person who plays games. b) A gamer …   Wiktionary

  • gamester — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who bets: bettor, gambler, player. See GAMBLING …   English dictionary for students

  • gamester — game·ster || geɪmstÉ™(r) n. gambler; one who plays games of chance (cards, dice, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gamester — n. See gambler …   New dictionary of synonyms

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