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One employed to protect and maintain game birds and other game animals, especially on an estate or game preserve.


a person employed to take care of game and wildlife, as on an estate
ˈgameˌkeeping n


(ˈgeɪmˌki pər)

a person employed, as on an estate or game preserve, to prevent poaching and provide for the conservation of game.
game′keep`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gamekeeper - a person employed to take care of game and wildlifegamekeeper - a person employed to take care of game and wildlife
custodian, keeper, steward - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
warrener - maintains a rabbit warren
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[ˈgeɪmˌkiːpəʳ] Nguardabosques mf inv, guardabosque mf


[ˈgeɪmkiːpər] ngarde-chasse m


[ˈgeɪmˌkiːpəʳ] nguardacaccia m inv


(geim) noun
1. an enjoyable activity, which eg children play. a game of pretending.
2. a competitive form of activity, with rules. Football, tennis and chess are games.
3. a match or part of a match. a game of tennis; winning (by) three games to one.
4. (the flesh of) certain birds and animals which are killed for sport. He's very fond of game; (also adjective) a game bird.
brave; willing; ready. a game old guy; game for anything.
ˈgamely adverb
games noun plural
an athletic competition, sometimes with other sports. the Olympic Games.
ˈgamekeeper noun
a person who looks after game.
game point
a winning point.
game reserve
an area of land set aside for the protection of animals.
game warden
a person who looks after a game reserve or, in the United States, game.
the game is up
the plan or trick has failed or has been found out.
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