bettor

Synonyms and related words:
adventurer, betting ring, boneshaker, cardshark, cardsharp, cardsharper, compulsive gambler, crap shooter, gambler, gamester, hazarder, petty gambler, piker, player, plunger, punter, sharp, sharper, sharpie, speculator, sport, sporting man, sportsman, tinhorn, tipster, tout, venturer, wagerer

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Bettor — Bet tor, n. One who bets; a better. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bettor — I noun better, gambler, gamester, gentleman of fortune, hazarder, piker, player, player for stakes, plunger, punter, risk taker, sharper, speculatist, speculator, venturer, wagerer II index speculator Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton.… …   Law dictionary

  • bettor — (n.) also better (OED notes that English agent nouns in er tend to shift toward or as their senses become more specific), agent noun from BET (Cf. bet) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bettor — [bet′ər] n. a person who bets …   English World dictionary

  • bettor — Ⅰ. bet ► VERB (betting; past and past part. bet or betted) 1) risk money or property against another s on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event such as a race or game. 2) informal feel sure. ► NOUN 1) an act of bett …   English terms dictionary

  • bettor — or better noun Date: 1609 one that bets …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bettor — /bet euhr/, n. a person who bets. Also, better. [1600 10; BET + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • bettor — noun /ˈbɛt.ə,ˈbet.ə,ˈbɛt.ɚ/ A person who makes a bet, such as a wager on the outcome of a game of chance or a sporting event …   Wiktionary

  • bettor — (US) Someone who places or has a bet. A Punter in the UK …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • bettor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gambler, punter. See chance. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) also better noun One who bets: gambler, gamester, player. See GAMBLING …   English dictionary for students

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