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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissipated, betting, card-playing, sportingadjective

    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"


  1. bettingadjective

    Describing one who bets or gambles.

    If I were a betting man, I'd wager my next pay check he couldn't do that again.


  1. betting

    Betting is the act of risking a certain amount of money or valuable items on an event with an uncertain outcome, with the primary intent of winning additional money or material goods. The outcome is often down to chance, making it a form of gambling. It can be based on various events such as sporting matches, casino games, horse races or even unforeseen events.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Betting

    of Bet

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Betting is ranked #158432 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Betting surname appeared 102 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Betting.

    99.9% or 102 total occurrences were White.

Anagrams for betting »

  1. big tent

  2. big-tent

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of betting in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of betting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of betting in a Sentence

  1. Robert McNally:

    Despite high and fast-rising oil prices and high geopolitical disruption risk, (Trump) is betting the farm that Saudi Arabia and the UAE will contain upward price pressure by more than offsetting Iranian oil.

  2. Chief Executive Allan Paiotti:

    We are betting the new government will have a little more planning and when we feel the market firming, we're going to accelerate purchases.

  3. Nick Stamenkovic:

    Investors are betting that despite all the opposition from his own party, (Greek Prime Minister Alexis) Tsipras will get sufficient votes to pass the reforms today.

  4. Wu Kan:

    Investors are now betting China shares will be included into the MSCI Emerging Market index.

  5. Joe Biden:

    From China to Russia and beyond, they're betting that democracy's days are numbered, they're betting America's a place for the autocrat, the dictator, the strongman.

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