Gamester

  • 1 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

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

    Law dictionary

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

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  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 gamester — noun Date: 1553 one who plays games; especially gambler …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Universalium

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

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

    English dictionary for students

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 gamester — n. See gambler …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 gamester — game·ster …

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  • 13 gamester — game•ster [[t]ˈgeɪm stər[/t]] n. a person who plays games …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 gamester — /ˈgeɪmstə/ (say gaymstuh) noun a person who gambles habitually; gambler. {game1 + ster} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 gamester — mztə(r), mst noun ( s) 1. : one who plays games (as games of chance) 2. a. obsolete : a competitor in a game or contest : athlete b …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 Russ Gamester — Russell (Russ) Gamester, born on January 9, 1965 in Lombard, Illinois is an American auto racing driver. A long time competitor in United States Auto Club (USAC) racing, Gamester collected the USAC National Midget title in 1989. Now residing in… …

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  • 17 The Gamester — is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy of manners written by James Shirley, premiered in 1633 and first published in 1637. The play is noteworthy for its realistic and detailed picture of gambling in its era.The play was licensed for performance… …

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  • 18 General Protection Fault (webcomic) — Infobox comic strip title= General Protection Fault caption= author= Jeffrey T. Darlington url= http://www.gpf comics.com/ rss= http://www.gpf comics.com/gpf.rss atom= status= Monday, Wednesday, Friday first= 1998 11 02 [http://www.gpf… …

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  • 19 Passe-dix — Passe dix, also called passage in English, is a game of chance using dice. It was described by Charles Cotton in The Compleat Gamester (1674) thus: Passage is a Game at dice to be played at but by two, and it is performed with three Dice. The… …

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  • 20 Charles Cotton — For other people named Charles Cotton, see Charles Cotton (disambiguation). Charles Cotton from Angling by Alexander Cargill (published 1897)[1] Charles Cotton (April 28, 1630 – February 16, 1687) was an English poet and writer, best know …

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