Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of gambler.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If you mean we might lose some short term gamblers...

    Forbes.com: News

  • The term "gamblers" is a misnomer for these persons.

    The Baleful Influence of Gambling

  • In the midst of one of the most disruptive transitions the modern publishing industry has ever experienced, it can be easy to give in to pessimism, fall in with doom-saying pundits and short-term gamblers, and forget why you thought working in publishing was ever a good idea to begin with.

    9 Reasons To Be Optimistic About Books

  • The only people more addicted to gambling than the actual gamblers is the government.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Due to poverty & for the past year, the children had been coming to the border everyday to earn some money umbrella-shading Thai gamblers from the Thai border to the 2 casinos on the Laos border.

    Street Kids of Surin

  • During the 1920s and 1930s, such kingpin gamblers as Arnold Rothstein and Waxey Gordon invested huge amounts in the narcotics-smuggling business.

    The Baleful Influence of Gambling

  • They are wrong, for I tell you there is ten times more rascality among men outside of the class they call gamblers than there is inside it.

    Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi

  • I should suppose it would have only taken a modicum of common sense to have informed you that you could not affront a man and then reason with him; and when you call gamblers by hard names you literally emasculate the moral influence your exhortations might otherwise have among them.

    A Controversy Between "Erskine" and "W. M." on the Practicability of Suppressing Gambling.

  • In arguing that society treats poker unfailingly as gambling, even years ago when poker players in saloons were called gamblers, federal prosecutors in legal papers refer to "Willie Nelson's classic poker song, about knowing when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em."

  • Ho held a monopoly on Macau's gaming industry for more than four decades at a time when the city, then still a Portuguese colony, had a reputation as a seedy gambling location, populated by day-tripping gamblers from the Chinese mainland, prostitutes and triad gangs engaging in turf wars.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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