• (America) IPA: /ˈɡeɪmɚ/

gamer (plural gamers)

  1. A person who plays any kind of game.
    • 1422, Code of Laws of Walsall:
      […] any dice-player, carder, tennis player, or other unlawful gamer.
    • 2002, Gary Alan Fine, Shared Fantasy: Role Playing Games as Social Worlds (page 93)
      These dice are the gamers' weapons […]
  2. A person whose hobby is video games.
    • 2019, The Scottish Parliament, Motion S5M-15504
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  3. A person who games the system.
  4. (obsolete) A gambler
    • 1845 The Head Quarters, Volume III, Number 22 (December 19, 1845)
      The gamer is farther from restoration even than the drunkard, because what he does he does in the light of sobriety and reason.
Translations Adjective
  1. comparative form of game

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