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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.
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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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The team received the request to help a missing walker shortly after 6pm after a worried game keeper who had spotted the walker earlier in the day raised the alarm.
The Earl and Countess of Mansfield, daughter Lady Iona Murray and son William Murray, Viscount Stormont, all feature along with many of the palace and estate staff team, including game keeper Roddy MacIntosh deer stalking on the Logiealmond hills and ghillie Iain Kirk fishing for some salmon in the River Tay.
com)-- Vail Products[R] X Series attachments will be featured in an entire episode of The Pursuit Channel's Mossy Oak's Game Keeper, airing February 25, 26 and March 3.
SIMON VICARY: Parents saw one near cwm about 5 years ago at a distance of about 100m on the other side of a hedge,local game keeper confirmed this sighting AND FINALLY.
There were at least two really good ones in the group, but according to the game keeper one of them was old and really big.
The war came to them, Peter whose Dad was a game keeper before going to fight and Kim whose older brother has gone to war and she has been sent as an evacuee to her Aunty's in the country.
The police and the game keeper of the estate were contacted to assist.
It was built by the apprentices to the Acklam Hall estate and as far as we know, was for the chauffeurs or the game keeper.
Grouse are highly prized - a game keeper in the Scottish Borders with a brace of grouse
Tarras Game recently extended its food operations by processing rabbit and hare for sale via locally owned distributor The Game Keeper.
Even the family's chauffeur, gardener, maid, cleaner, butler and game keeper were poor.
Early in the game keeper Derek Stillie raced 20 yards from his goal to remonstrate with team-mate Gary Mason and in the second half captain Thomson exchanged words with Paul Hegarty after the coach had a go at Young.