- an athlete who is game (adjective); specif., one who is highly competitive, steadfast and reliable, etc., esp. in difficult situations
- a person who plays computer and video games, board games, etc.
One who plays a game, especially a role-playing or computer game.
- (video games, gaming) A person who plays video games.
- Originated 1610–20. game (“noun”) + -er (“agent suffix”)
- game (“adjective”) + -er (“former of comparatives”)