- a gambler.
Origin of gamester
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Related Wordsbacker, gambler, player, speculator, bookie, bookmaker, cardsharp, crapshooter, dicer, plunger, risktaker, shill
Examples from the Web for gamester
She was, besides being a gamester and a politician—what do you think?
Gamester—wretch, as I am, my soul never stooped to falsehood!
Every man of substance—not a Puritan—was at that time a gamester.Clare Avery
Emily Sarah Holt
I suppose there must be only one gamester in the family; eh!The Young Duke
Are you to let him go off triumphantly, because he is a gamester as well as a cheat?St. Ronan's Well
Sir Walter Scott
- a person who habitually plays games for money; gambler
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