[geym-kee-per] /ˈgeɪmˌki pər/
a person employed, as on an estate or preserve, to prevent poaching and provide a natural environment conducive to the propagation of , as by thinning brush, scattering food after a snowstorm, and the like.
a person employed to take care of game and wildlife, as on an estate
1660s, from game (n.) in the animal sense + agent noun from keep (v.).
[gam-uh-lan, -luh n] /ˈgæm əˌlæn, -lən/ noun 1. an Indonesian orchestra consisting of bowed stringed instruments, flutes, and a great variety of percussion instruments. /ˈɡæmɪˌlæn/ noun 1. a type of percussion orchestra common in the East Indies n. “East Indian orchestra,” 1817, from Javanese gamel “to handle.”
noun 1. a law enacted for the preservation of game, as by restricting the number and kinds of game that may be taken and by designating periods of the year when specified game may be taken.
[geym] /geɪm/ noun 1. an amusement or pastime: children’s games. 2. the material or equipment used in playing certain games: a store selling toys and games. 3. a competitive activity involving skill, chance, or endurance on the part of two or more persons who play according to a set of rules, usually for their own […]
[geym-lee] /ˈgeɪm li/ adverb 1. in a or plucky manner: They struggled gamely. /ˈɡeɪmlɪ/ adverb 1. in a brave or sporting manner adv. “courageously,” 1861, from game (n.) + -ly (2).