from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who plays games, especially a gambler.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who plays games.
  • n. A gamer.
  • n. A gambler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A merry, frolicsome person.
  • n. A person who plays at games; esp., one accustomed to play for a stake; a gambler; one skilled in games.
  • n. A prostitute; a strumpet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n.
  • n. A merry, frolicsome person.
  • n. One who competes at athletic games.
  • n. A swan-keeper.
  • n. A prostitute.
  • n. plural In billiards, contestants whose scores are exactly even.


Derived from game +‎ -ster. (Wiktionary)



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