Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Gambling, especially casino gambling.
  • noun The playing of games, especially video games.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Playing for stakes; gambling

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or practice of playing games for stakes or wagers; gambling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of game.
  • noun gambling The business of offering games of chance for money.
  • noun gaming Playing a game with a video interface.
  • noun Careful, strategic use of rules to achieve one's purposes, as one would use the rules of a game.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • What I want to see in gaming is real characters, in gaming its just stereotypes at the moment.

    Women Audiences, Women Characters

  • My personal bet for the next wave of popularity in gaming is a brand of MMORPGs without the monotonous levelling-up process.

    Suttree » Casual Games, Social Software » MCO

  • The word gaming puts ‘foo-foo dust,’ as we used to say in the Army, on a business that bilks the poor and traps the unwary with ‘something for nothing.’

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The word gaming puts ‘foo-foo dust,’ as we used to say in the Army, on a business that bilks the poor and traps the unwary with ‘something for nothing.’

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The use of the word gaming is an attempt to make a serious business seem like fun.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The use of the word gaming is an attempt to make a serious business seem like fun.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The use of the word gaming is an attempt to make a serious business seem like fun.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The use of the word gaming is an attempt to make a serious business seem like fun.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The word gaming puts ‘foo-foo dust,’ as we used to say in the Army, on a business that bilks the poor and traps the unwary with ‘something for nothing.’

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The word gaming puts ‘foo-foo dust,’ as we used to say in the Army, on a business that bilks the poor and traps the unwary with ‘something for nothing.’

    No Uncertain Terms

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