verb (used without object), gam·bled, gam·bling.
verb (used with object), gam·bled, gam·bling.
Origin of gamble
Can be confusedgamble gambol
Examples from the Web for gambler
As a producer on The Gambler, he read a bunch of women for the female lead, and settled on Larson.
He was smart and tough in the way of the hard worker, the long-distance runner, the gambler who wins on stamina.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They suggested his name with all the conviction of a gambler throwing a few bucks on a long-shot at the track.
He was a gambler, unfortunately, so we literally had nothing.‘My Granny The Escort’: Meet 85-Year-Old Sheila Vogel-Coupe, Britain’s Oldest Prostitute|Marlow Stern|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The gambler set the second stage of the proposition for Tony's restaurant.
The boys, and those in the room, caught a glimpse of the old miner as he hurried past the window after the gambler.Two Boy Gold Miners|Frank V. Webster
A gambler could go for several days and nights without sleep, provided he was winning.Psychoanalysis|Andr Tridon
Still the falsehood will go down to posterity,” said Lady Clementina; “and after ages will think I was a gambler.Nature and Art|Mrs. Inchbald
The gambler frowned and the handy-man instantly shifted his gaze.The Just and the Unjust|Vaughan Kester
"Well, it is my own affair," she said, with the gesture of a gambler.The Chouans|Honore de Balzac