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noun Informal.
a person who gambles for large stakes, as in a casino.
a person who spends money freely for entertainment and extravagant living.
a corporation or governmental agency that invests or spends freely or recklessly.
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Origin of high roller

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for high roller

high roller

noun
slang, mainly US and Canadian a person who spends money extravagantly or gambles recklessly

Derived forms of high roller

high rolling, noun, adjective
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