gamer

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

  • Originated 1610–20. game (noun) +‎ -er (agent suffix)

Noun[edit]

gamer (plural gamers)

  1. 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.
  2. A person who plays any kind of game.
    • 2002, Gary Alan Fine, Shared Fantasy: Role Playing Games as Social Worlds (page 93)
      These dice are the gamers' weapons []
  3. A person whose hobby is video games.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

gamer

  1. comparative form of game: more game

References[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Gamer on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • gamer” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • gamer” in Dictionary.com Unabridged: Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English gamer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡ̊εjmʌ] invalid IPA characters (ε)

Noun[edit]

gamer c (singular definite gameren, plural indefinite gamere)

  1. gamer

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English gamer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamer m (plural gamers)

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

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamer m, f (plural gamers)

  1. gamer