Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of GAMBLING

Pronunciation:  g'ambuling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [adj]  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"

GAMBLING is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: betting, card-playing, dissipated, gaming, indulgent, play, sporting
 See Also: bet, diversion, gambling game, game of chance, recreation, sporting life, throw, unlicensed gambling, vice, wager



Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that are gambling, suggests that you are participating in some risk-taking activity. You may also be relying on fate and not taking responsibility for you decisions. If you are not a gambler and dream that you are gambling indicates that you need to take a chance or let up on yourself.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: betting, black market, bootlegging, cardsharping, casting lots, Cosa Nostra, gaming, gray market, hazarding, illegal commerce, illegal operations, illegitimate business, illicit business, loan-sharking, Mafia, moonshining, narcotics traffic, organized crime, play, playing, prostitution, protection racket, racket, risking, shady dealings, sortition, speculation, sporting, staking, the rackets, the syndicate, traffic in women, usury, wagering, white slavery