Definitions For Gambling

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)
  • Something that could produce a desired result or a bad or unpleasant result

verb

  • To play a game in which you can win or lose money or possessions : to bet money or other valuable things
  • To risk losing (an amount of money) in a game or bet
  • To risk losing (something valuable or important) in order to do or achieve something

Is Gambling a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
14
Words with Friends
20

The word Gambling is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gambling in a Sentence

  • He's been drinking and gambling heavily.
  • He would often gamble hundreds of dollars on a hand of poker.
  • The mayor is gambling with the city's future.
  • Starting her own business was a gamble, but it paid off.
  • She thought about starting her own business, but she decided it was too much of a gamble.

Synonyms for Gambling

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