one-armed bandit(redirected from One-arm bandit)
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A slot machine for gambling operated by pulling a lever on the side.
(Gambling, except Cards) a fruit machine operated by pulling down a lever at one side
1. a gambling machine operated by inserting coins into a slot and pulling down a long handle attached to its side.
2. any machine operated by inserting coins into a slot, as a vending machine.
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|Noun||1.||one-armed bandit - a slot machine that is used for gambling; "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots"|
fruit machine - a coin-operated gambling machine that produces random combinations of symbols (usually pictures of different fruits) on rotating dials; certain combinations win money for the player