Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “gambit”

gambit

noun /ˈɡӕmbit/
a first move in a game, especially chess.
gambito
(usually opening gambit) a starting remark in a conversation
estrategia/táctica inicial
His opening gambit was to thank all the guests for coming.
(Definition of gambit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “gambit” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

tankard

a large usually drinking cup, usually made of metal, with sloping sides, a handle, and sometimes a lid, mainly used for drinking beer

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More