verb (used with object)
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Origin of parlay
Example sentences from the Web for parlay
But McCarthy parlayed her naked ambition into a pretty fabulous career.
Bloggers like Tavi Gevinson have parlayed their brand into celebrity and collaborations with Fortune 500 companies.Tavi Gevinson: From Teen Fashion Queen to Broadway Star|Arabelle Sicardi|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it is one that Levin has parlayed into being the voice of a movement that has confounded those outside of it.Radio’s Mark Levin Might Be the Most Powerful Conservative You Never Heard Of|David Freedlander|October 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Olympian Ryan Lochte has parlayed his success in London into front-row seats at New York Fashion Week.
News correspondent Ross Mathews, who has parlayed an internship with Jay Leno a decade ago into a thriving television career.Michelle Obama, Tammy Duckworth Make Media Rounds Ahead of Democratic Convention|Lloyd Grove|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In thirty years, he had parlayed that into one of the biggest fortunes in the Solar System.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett