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high roller

n. Slang
1. One who spends freely and extravagantly, as for luxuries or entertainment.
2. One who gambles rashly or for high stakes.
3. An organization, such as a large corporation, that spends or invests liberally or rashly.

high′-roll′ing (-rō′lĭng) adj.

high roller

slang chiefly US and Canadian a person who spends money extravagantly or gambles recklessly
high rolling n, adj

high′ roll′er

or high′roll′er,

1. a person who gambles for large stakes.
2. a person or organization that spends money lavishly and sometimes recklessly.
[1880–85, Amer.]
high′-roll′ing, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.high roller - one who spends lavishly and ostentatiously on entertainmenthigh roller - one who spends lavishly and ostentatiously on entertainment; "the last of the big spenders"
scattergood, spend-all, spendthrift, spender - someone who spends money prodigally
2.high roller - a gambler who wagers large sums
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
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