bettor

noun bet·tor \ ˈbe-tər \
variants: or better
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of bettor

: one that bets

Examples of bettor in a Sentence

  1. Thousands of bettors were at the race track last weekend.

  2. bettors on the horse race have to place their bets at least 20 minutes before the start of the race

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First Known Use of bettor

1616

bettor Synonyms

Synonyms
gambler, gamester, punter [chiefly British], wagerer
Related Words
high roller, piker; dicer; bluffer, punger, sharper, speculator; bookmaker, handicapper, oddsmaker, tipster

BETTOR Defined for English Language Learners

bettor

noun

Definition of bettor for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes a bet


BETTOR Defined for Kids

bettor

noun bet·tor
variants: or better \ˈbe-tər\

Definition of bettor for Students

: someone that bets


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