In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(player)videojugador masculinevideojugadora femininejugón masculinejugona feminine Spain informal
- He might have thought he was being a gamer by keeping quiet and pitching in pain last week.
- If you were giving it out, you were wise and a good teammate, a gamer.
- He's a gamer and a winner, the type of quarterback who gives the Chargers instant credibility.
- What the team learned in its opener is that he is a gamer and a capable leader.
- He is much more of a gamer and has proven that he can hit tough shots at the end of games, so the fourth quarter is mostly his.
- Chuck, always a gamer, hits the slopes again and gets another drubbing.
2US(enthusiast)aficionado masculineaficionada feminine
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