1. [syn: dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bet \Bet\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bet, Betted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to
John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on
his head. --Shak.
I'll bet you two to one I'll make him do it. --O. W.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially
games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting
man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool";
"sporting gents and their ladies" [syn: dissipated,
betting, card-playing, sporting]