Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of wager.
  • n. An amount wagered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Hazarding; pertaining to the act of one who wagers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to wagers; betting.

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Examples

  • King's Landing had no reason to love the Lannisters, though Jaime himself had always been a favorite of the smallfolk ... if only because the cleverer ones had won a deal of coin wagering on him.

    Trial of Seven

  • He knew it, too, he knew he was on death watch, and that certain wagering individuals would profit from his death.

    Excerpt: Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris

  • "He's transcended the way golf wagering is evolving," Sherman said.

    USATODAY.com - Like Tiger in the Open? So does everyone else

  • “Is that what you call wagering your body to save your brother’s brewery?”

    A Hellion in Her Bed

  • King's Landing had no reason to love the Lannisters, though Jaime himself had always been a favorite of the smallfolk... if only because the cleverer ones had won a deal of coin wagering on him.

    Trial of Seven

  • The game, which also involved the counting words and this thing called wagering, had aroused great excitement, and Ayla was fascinated.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • Implied volatility for S&P 500 contracts betting on 10 percent losses has risen 11.74 points higher than calls wagering on 10 percent gains, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Three-month puts betting on 10 percent losses cost 1.1 times more than calls wagering on a rally, compared with the five-year median of 1.057, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

  • Jason Priestley warmly recalls wagering on the 1993 Stanley Cup final between the Canadiens and L.A. Kings: All his Hollywood pals were dazzled by the Wayne Gretzky-led Kings; Priestley bet on the Canadiens, and cleaned up.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • Under Colorado law, gambling is defined as wagering on a game of chance.

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