Definition of Croupier

1. Noun. Someone who collects and pays bets at a gaming table.

Generic synonyms: Gambler



Definition of Croupier

1. n. One who presides at a gaming table and collects the stakes.

Definition of Croupier

1. Noun. The person who collects bets and pays out winnings at a gambling table, such as in a casino. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Croupier

1. an attendant in a casino [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Croupier

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crouchers
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croud
croup
croupade
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croupal
croupe
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crouper
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croupes
croupier (current term)
croupier's rake
croupiere
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croupous
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croupous laryngitis
croupous lymph
croupous membrane

Literary usage of Croupier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1828)
"croupier.—' Make your game, gentlemen, the colour's red. ... croupier, amid a roar of laughter.—' Silence, gentlemen, if you please ..."

2. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"... every man was knocked down for the song that he sung best, or took most f allant croupier crowned the last bowl with Ale, good ale, thon art my arling ! ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1856)
"One evening we were at The Thatched House, seven in number, not one of us under seventy-six, Eldon in the chair, and Tom Hill croupier—and how many bottles, ..."

4. Doctor Claudius: A True Story by Francis Marion Crawford (1883)
""It is the croupier calling out from morning till night 'trente-sept, rouge, impair,' and then 'Messieurs, faites votre jeu—le jeu est fait. ..."

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