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one who makes a wager: The bettor goes to Las Vegas as often as he can. Some words with the prefix bi- have no standard usage and need to be qualified whenever they are used. For instance, if you called for a biweekly meeting, you’d have to explain whether you meant two times a week or every other week.
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better – more useful, desirable or suitable: This is a much better choice.
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bet·toralso bet·ter (bĕt′ər)
One that bets or places a bet.
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or bet•ter(ˈbɛt ər)
a person who bets.
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|Noun||1.||bettor - someone who bets |
taker - one who takes a bet or wager
caller - the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
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