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(noun, adj.sat, verb)


There are 6 meanings of the word Gambling.

Gambling - as a noun

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

Example: "His gambling cost him a fortune"

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Gambling - as an adjective satellite

Preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance

Example: "Led a dissipated life"

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Gambling - as a verb

To take a risk, with the potential of a positive outcome.

To play risky games, especially casino games, for monetary gain.

To risk (something) for potential gain.

Example: "He gambled his reputation on the outcome."

To interact with equipment at a casino

Example Sentences

"I lost all my savings due to my gambling addiction."
"He was caught cheating during a game of gambling."
"Many people enjoy the thrill of gambling at a casino."
"Problem gambling can lead to financial ruin and strained relationships."
"She frequented the local gambling den, hoping for a big win."
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Word Game Points

Is GAMBLING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, gambling is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

GAMBLING has a SCRABBLE points total of 14.

Is GAMBLING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, gambling is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
GAMBLING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 20.

Is GAMBLING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, gambling is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
GAMBLING has a WORDFEUD points total of 17.

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