card-playing card-playing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Frank lives in a tooth-and-claw, pre-civilized world, but with card-playing, geometrically shaped chickens, stick-figure devils that read books, and man-hogs who live in houses.
  2. Other card-playing businesswomen say poker can help sharpen business skills.
  3. Part of chemmy's appeal lies in the fact that it requires no card-playing skill.

News

  • A Quarter-Million-Dollar Card Tournament—That's Not Poker

    The Deal At the end of May, 350 professional card players descended upon San Diego to try to capture the Pro Tour championship, a coveted tournament title on the professional card-playing circuit. Matches spread out across three days of play, with players moving tables and facing constantly shifting competition. Top players—even international titans of the game—were eliminated every day during ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "What it is is a washed-up pop star's crass exploitation of post-9/11 race-card-playing by Arab-American apologists for terror," conservative columnist Michelle Malkin wrote in her weblog.
    on Oct 15, 2004 By: Michelle Malkin Source: CTV.ca

  2. Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon wrote of the ceremony, "It wasn't a speech so much as it was an entertaining rant, something you saw pretty often if you were one of Jordan's golf partners or card-playing friends or, to be honest, a...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Michael Wilbon Source: Eurweb.com

  3. Las Vegas poker champion Scott Fischman, who writes about online poker, says that when he's invited to social gatherings, he has to decide: "Do I want to spend four hours answering questions (about card-playing) or should I just stay home?"
    on Jun 10, 2007 By: Scott Fischman Source: Charlotte Observer

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