Gamer meaning

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A person who likes to play video games. It typically refers to the dedicated aficionado rather than the casual player. See gaming.
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One who plays a game, especially a role-playing or computer game.
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An athlete who is game; specif., one who is highly competitive, steadfast and reliable, etc., esp. in difficult situations.
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A person who plays computer and video games, board games, etc.
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(video games, gaming) A person who plays video games.
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Comparative form of game: more game.
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Origin of gamer

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

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

    From Wiktionary