high roller

or highroller

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  1. a person who gambles for large stakes, as in a casino.

  2. a person who spends money freely for entertainment and extravagant living.

  1. a corporation or governmental agency that invests or spends freely or recklessly.

Origin of high roller

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for high roller

high roller

  1. 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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