Definition of Gambler

1. Noun. A person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events.




2. Noun. Someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement.
Exact synonyms: Risk Taker
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Venturer
Derivative terms: Gamble

Definition of Gambler

1. n. One who gambles.

Definition of Gambler

1. Noun. One who plays at a game of chance, who gambles. ¹

2. Noun. One who takes risks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gambler

1. one that gambles [n -S] - See also: gambles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambler

gambias
gambiers
gambir
gambirs
gambison
gambisons
gambist
gambists
gambit
gambited
gambiting
gambits
gamble
gambled
gambler (current term)
gamblerlike
gamblers
gambles
gambling
gambling casino
gambling contract
gambling den
gambling game
gambling hell
gambling house
gambling system
gamblings
gambo
gamboge

Literary usage of Gambler

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Theatrical Management in the West and South for Thirty Years by Solomon Smith (1868)
""HENRY BYROM, the gambler, is shot!" Such were the words which were passed from ... I am —Byrom, the gambler !" Traveling from Milledgeville to Athens in a ..."

2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"First gambler — The master of the tables and the gamester are at my heels: how can ... A gambler has lost ten suvar- nas, and is running off without paying. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Criminal Law as Now Administered in the United States by Emlin McClain (1897)
"A person who makes a business of gambling or habitually engages in gaming is a common gambler,1 and under some statutes is subject to severe punishment; ..."

4. Traditions of the Skidi Pawnee by George Amos Dorsey (1904)
"He had it in his heart to learn the secret power of the gambler. ... The gambler went up there again to meet him. While they were talking the young ..."

5. Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society by American Folklore Society (1904)
"He had it in his heart to learn the secret power of the gambler. ... The gambler went up there again to meet him. While they were talking the young chief's ..."

6. American Ballads and Songs by Louise Pound (1922)
"57 THE gambler My father was a gambler, he learnt me how to play, My father was a gambler, he learnt me how to play, Saying, "Son, don't go a-begging when ..."

7. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1835)
"I am not a professed gambler. I do not deserve the name of gambler at all ... Besides, your definition i. false : a gambler is a man who plays for the sake ..."

8. The Pawnee: Mythology (part I) by George Amos Dorsey (1906)
"His head is at the gambler's lodge.” The boy said: “I will at once start out to ... The people told him that he would surely be invited to the gambler's, ..."

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