Someone who plays hard every time, playing through injuries or great mental anguish.
Steve McNair plays through injuries all the time; he's a gamer.
by Fredo February 22, 2005
Primarily used as a term for a person who plays video games. Various levels of gamer exist, though this term is usually used for two groups:

1) People who have a life that is based around gaming to a point where they have no outside life. Usually obsessed with MMORPG games like World of Warcraft.

2) People who have a hobby of playing video games and take enough time to be good at them, but do not let them absorb their lives. Contrary to popular belief, these people are functioning human beings. They have jobs, friends, and enjoy some other parts of life.
1) "Dude, I haven't seen Dave in a few days. You know where he has been?"

"I think he said something about trying to get a few mages to 80 or something. I don't know, I never talk to him. He is such a gamer"

2) "Hey dude, wanna play some Left 4 Dead later?"

"Sure, why not. Have to go out with my girlfriend tonight, but after I should be free."
by Maiestas777 January 28, 2010
one who excels in gaming
Example: DAVETHEWAVE419 is a Gamer
by Gamer 101 April 25, 2009
One who is a step above a player and tremendously talented in the bedroom. A player is judged by the quantity of women he can hook up with, whereas a gamer is determined by the number of women and the quality of pleasure he gives them. Usually pronounced with an elongated 'a' sound.
Rick: Dude, did you hear Jason hooked up with Amber and Kristin? What a player, right?

Kurt: Man, they said he wasn't even that good. But Dan got with both of them too and they said he blew their minds! He's a gamer!
by Gristle McSteelbody January 06, 2012
A person who stays inside doesn't communicate with others outside of games unless they are at school and even play when have company over
He is such a gamer
by kxxbee April 09, 2015
an individual or group of individuals who interact with software applications that identify as games or interactive environments for the purpose of enjoyment or competition
George was a gamers as he played Fold it from Fold.it.
by ResearcherOfTheArts March 15, 2015
A term used loosely in modern society to define anyone who may partake in the playing of a video game. To be used as an insult, one may put "neckbeard gamer"
someone posting a pic of themselves wearing nerd glasses and holding up a videogame:
"OMG! Like, im like, such a nerd! #gamer
by NIKKEH KITTEH May 27, 2014
A person that plays video games and board games for recreation and competition, with the exception of games designed for cell phones and tablets
-noun;
Self-proclaimed "gamer": "ZOMG im such a gamer i just got to level 13 on Candy Crush so MLG i bet YOU dont even play angry berdz u suxxorz

Human being: "stfu"
by Flarmy November 11, 2013

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