Definition of gamer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡāmər/


1A person who plays video games or participates in role-playing games: every gamer has suffered from small-screen videos
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  • The epic role-playing games Japanese gamers love are all somewhere into 2006 at the earliest.
  • A computer gamer is taking a software firm to court after he suddenly lost all of his virtual weapons.
  • This keeps the game flowing well as gamers never tire of the same scenery.
2North American (Especially in sports) a person known for consistently making a strong effort: he’s a gamer, always ready to go that extra mile
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  • If you were giving it out, you were wise and a good teammate, a gamer.
  • He's a gamer and a winner, the type of quarterback who gives the Chargers instant credibility.
  • He might have thought he was being a gamer by keeping quiet and pitching in pain last week.

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Syllabification: gam·er

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