Gambler, "degenerate" gambler. Refers to card players, racetrack bums, bookies, dice & craps shooters, proposition (prop) bettors. Gamblers consider other gamblers degens, but not themselves usually. Card players consider sports bettors "degens." Sports bettors consider slot machine players degens. Etc
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by CJRogue September 30, 2012
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Degen is the shortened version of Degenerate - capitalised because Degens are a species.
They have all the qualities of a Degenerate yet are still somehow less mentally capable.

Origins are Philipp Degen, a Swiss football player.
Yo, that guy just put milk before cereal, what a Degen haha.
by Philipp Degen June 13, 2019
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A stock market trader who yolos all their money on a degenerate investment in the hopes of it mooning.
TheStockGuy is a degen - he yolo'd his baby's college fund on TAN calls and lost it all.
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A chronic gambler who will bet on any obscure sport you can name, Russian ice hockey: been there done that. Irish ice curling: yep. Korean badminton: bitch please I can name every player
by Andydegen November 26, 2015
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Stylish to the max. Any individual who can make friends with anyone
Dude. . .that stylin kid over there has GOT to be a Degen
by boise state March 05, 2009
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Any kind of person that has a hate-on for someone or some group for a reason they can't explain. Most everyone is a Degen in some respect.
Degen: Fucking kids who shop at Abercrombie are faggots.

Degen: Fucking kids who shop at Hot Topic are faggots.

Degen: Fucking emo pussies are faggots.

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by Spoof January 26, 2005
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Degen is a guys any girl will want. He is very smart and very good at drawing and painting. Everyone wants to be around a Degen, don't get on his bad side or you'll regret it, if you are Degens girlfriend you are very lucky .
Damn Degen you're so cute
by Ally Kate August 31, 2018
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