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  • as ingambler
  • as ingamester

synonyms for bookie

  • bettor
  • bookmaker
  • backer
  • cardsharp
  • crapshooter
  • dicer
  • player
  • plunger
  • shill
  • speculator
  • highroller
  • numbers runner
  • risktaker
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How to use bookie in a sentence

I sold my Rosemary filly to-day on the course to Bentman the bookie, and he paid me in notes.
LOYALTIES (FIFTH SERIES PLAYS)JOHN GALSWORTHY
There, faintly legible on the back in pencil, was the hieroglyph that the bookie had scrawled on it.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, JUNE 2, 1920VARIOUS
Almost the last thing that you expect in a starting-price bookie is a strong penchant for poetry.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 146, APRIL 8, 1914VARIOUS
This man had introduced them to each other carelessly, and hurried away to "square things up with his bookie."
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The bookie looked just once at me, and I'll never forget how his eyebrows went together.
THE GARDEN OF EDENMAX BRAND
This makes you an 'Investment Counselor, short-term transactions only,' and removes from you the odious nomenclature of 'Bookie.'
THE BIG FIXGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
That single afternoon would thus bring me in five hundred thousand pounds—provided the bookie did not blow his brains out.
THE ANGEL AND THE AUTHOR - AND OTHERSJEROME K. JEROME
The Boss hadn't a word left in him, but I wouldn't have met him in the ring about then for anything less'n a bookie's bundle.
SHORTY MCCABESEWELL FORD
Then they set sail after the poor bookie, and caught him about seven or eight miles away.
BACK TO BILLABONGMARY GRANT BRUCE
Then I take my savings from the bank and pawn my clothes, and much money goes to the bookie to back Mutton Chop.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 148, JANUARY 6TH, 1915VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BOOKIE

  • backer
  • bettor
  • bookie
  • bookmaker
  • cardsharp
  • crapshooter
  • dicer
  • highroller
  • numbers runner
  • player
  • plunger
  • risktaker
  • shill
  • speculator
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.