What is another word for wagerer?

Pronunciation: [wˈe͡ɪd͡ʒɹə] (IPA)

A wagerer is a person who makes a bet or places a gamble. Synonyms for this word may include punter, bettor, gamer, placer, or gambler. These terms all refer to someone who takes a chance on the outcome of something, usually for the purpose of winning money or other rewards. A punter specifically refers to someone who bets on horse races, while a bettor can refer to someone who places bets on various types of events or sports. Meanwhile, a gamer may be used to describe someone who participates in online or virtual betting, while a placer simply refers to someone who puts down a wager or takes a chance.

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What are the hypernyms for Wagerer?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Wagerer

In spite of himself, the lion-tamer, fascinated by terror, could not take his eyes from the large green eyes of this man, and it seemed as if every one of the abrupt movements which he made in crawling along, was produced by a species of magnetic attraction, caused by the fixed gaze of the fatal wagerer.
"The Wandering Jew, Book VIII."
Eugene Sue
But besides those who are but the thieves of the trade, there is a method as effectual to get money as possible, managed with more appearing honesty, but no less art, by which the wagerer, in confederacy with the office-keeper, shall lay vast sums, great odds, and yet be always sure to win.
"An Essay Upon Projects"
Daniel Defoe
For example: A town in Flanders, or elsewhere, during the war is besieged; perhaps at the beginning of the siege the defence is vigorous, and relief probable, and it is the opinion of most people the town will hold out so long, or perhaps not be taken at all: the wagerer has two or three more of his sort in conjunction, of which always the office-keeper is one; and they run down all discourse of the taking the town, and offer great odds it shall not be taken by such a day.
"An Essay Upon Projects"
Daniel Defoe

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