EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

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 [1]
      That the Parliament congratulates the online gamer, Harry Brewis, who is known by the handle HBomberGuy, []
  3. A person who games the system.
    • 2016, Eric Lovald, Hugely Confused:
      [] the real "takers" in this country are commercial gamers of the system who are only in it to swipe a fast buck from the common trust.
  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.
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DescendantsEdit

  • Gulf Arabic: قيمر(gēmar)
  • Danish: gamer
  • French: gamer

Etymology 2Edit

  • game (adjective) +‎ -er (former of comparatives)

AdjectiveEdit

gamer

  1. comparative form of game: more game

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English gamer.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamer c (singular definite gameren, plural indefinite gamere)

  1. gamer

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FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English gamer.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamer m (plural gamers)

  1. A person whose hobby is video games.
  2. A high-end laptop designed to play video games.

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Austronesian.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamer (Jawi spelling ݢامر‎, informal 1st possessive gamerku, impolite 2nd possessive gamermu, 3rd possessive gamernya)

  1. hesitate to want to make something out of shame etc.

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

gamer m or f (plural gameres)

  1. gamer