Thesaurus > Related Words: gambling

  Words related to gambling

Related / Similar Words: gaming, play, dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting

 

Definition:
  • the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table";
  • preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies";

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    Hyponyms: sporting life, bet, wager, game of chance, gambling game, unlicensed gambling, throw

     

    Derivational Morphology: bet, wager, play, bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt, gamble

     

     
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