Definition for gaming (2 of 2)
adjective, gam·er, gam·est.
verb (used without object), gamed, gam·ing.
verb (used with object), gamed, gam·ing.
Origin of game1
Related formsgame·less, adjectivegame·like, adjectivegame·ness, nounun·game·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for gaming
Both parties are now equal opportunity offenders when it comes to gaming the system.
Desert Golfing is the gaming equivalent of putting TV on in the background.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Women like (gaming blogger Anita Sarkeesian) were threatened, doxxed, and driven from their homes.10 Things That Made Us Want to Turn Off the Internet Forever in 2014|The Daily Beast|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lure and addiction of gaming—which went back to pinball, of course—became a sensation with Asteroids.
Magic and gaming involve in-depth worlds that feature both male and female characters.Is ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Immune to GamerGate Misogyny?|David Levesley|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
High play went on in the gaming hall; Claudia was lucky with the artist's gold.A Word Only A Word, Complete|Georg Ebers
The play-acting and gaming was only the fringe that Society had tacked on to him.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
Whenever he had gotten up from the gaming tables, each time with winnings, he had never felt any temptation to return.The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez
Such is often the fate of the speculative miner, whose vocation is closely allied to gaming, and equally precarious.
Even vain recreations and gaming shall have more bestowed on them, than church or poor (as to any voluntary gift).A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)|Richard Baxter
British Dictionary definitions for gaming (1 of 3)
- gambling on games of chance
- (as modifier)gaming house; gaming losses
British Dictionary definitions for gaming (2 of 3)
- wild animals, including birds and fish, hunted for sport, food, or profit
- (as modifier)game laws
Derived Formsgamelike, adjective
Word Origin for game
British Dictionary definitions for gaming (3 of 3)
Word Origin for game
Idioms and Phrases with gaming
In addition to the idioms beginning with game
- game is not worth the candle, the
- game is up, the
- game that two can play, that's a
- ahead of the game
- at this stage (of the game)
- badger game
- beat someone at his or her own game
- call someone's bluff (game)
- confidence game
- end game
- fair game
- fun and games
give away (the game)losing battle (game)name of the gameonly game in townplay a waiting gameplay gamesplay the gamewaiting gamewhole new ball game.