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Meaning of gambling by Wiktionary Dictionary

gambling


    Verb

    gambling

    1. Present participle of gamble .

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Explanation of gambling by Wordnet Dictionary

gambling


    Noun
    1. the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning ( including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize )

    2. his gambling cost him a fortune


    Definition of gambling by GCIDE Dictionary

    gambling


    1. Gamble v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gambled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gambling] [Dim. of game. See 2d Game.] To play or game for money or other stake.

    2. gambling n. [p. pr. of gamble.] the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning ( including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize ); as, “his gambling cost him a fortune”.

      Syn. -- gaming, play.