Definition of gamming in US English:

gamming

noun

Nautical
  • Informal (originally Whaling). The activity of meeting for a social gathering at sea; the paying of a visit to another ship for this purpose; chatting, gossiping. Compare "gam". Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From gam + -ing. Compare later gam.

Pronunciation

gamming

/ˈɡamɪŋ/