gaming

play
noun gam·ing \ˈgā-miŋ\

Definition of gaming

  1. 1 :  the practice of gambling

  2. 2a :  the playing of games that simulate actual conditions (as of business or war) especially for training or testing purposesb :  the playing of video games

Examples of gaming in a Sentence

  1. He does a lot of gaming online.

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Origin and Etymology of gaming

1game or 2game + 1-ing


First Known Use: 1501


GAMING Defined for English Language Learners

gaming

play
noun

Definition of gaming for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of playing computer games

  • : the act or activity of gambling


GAMING Defined for Kids

gaming

noun gam·ing \ˈgā-miŋ\

Definition of gaming for Students

  1. :  the practice of gambling



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