Origin of roulette
Words nearby roulette
How to use roulette in a sentence
Every winter is a bit of a roulette wheel when it comes to influenza.
It shows that the Malaysian airliner may well have fallen victim to a high-altitude game of Russian roulette.
“It is like Russian roulette to use these drugs,” he told WebMd in 2010.
After finding Manning guilty of six counts of spying under the Espionage Act, however, America may be playing Russian roulette.Questions Over Judge’s Rulings But Little Hope for Bradley Manning|Alexa O'Brien|July 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He also ran Roulette Records and golfed on occasion with Sammy Davis, Jr.Jersey’s True-Life Tony Soprano: Meet the DeCavalcante Crime Family|Michael Daly|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For those patients, getting treated at Rose was like inadvertently playing a game of Russian roulette.Doctor Accused of Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C Breaks Silence|Carol McKinley|February 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Because they used a heavier ball, roulette looked about the same as on Earth, and the same went for the dice games.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
I found him in the act of losing his last rouble at roulette, which did not prevent our spending a very pleasant day together.
Nicholas Rubinstein lost all his money at roulette during the summer.
Of course, at roulette, some number or zero itself is bound to come up every time, but number twenty-seven was invariably unlucky.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume III (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It was equally easy to raise money for a roulette wheel, a cathedral or an expedition to Africa.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for roulette
- a toothed wheel for making a line of perforations
- a tiny slit made by such a wheel on a sheet of stamps as an aid to tearing it apart