bettor

or bet·ter

[bet-er]
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Origin of bettor

First recorded in 1600–10; bet1 + -or2
Can be confusedbetter bettor
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Related Words for bettor

gambler, player, plunger, gamester

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Word Origin and History for bettor
n.

also better (OED notes that English agent nouns in -er tend to shift toward -or as their senses become more specific), agent noun from bet (v.).

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