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High roller

DEFINITION

Takes chances for success. Big spender. Large money gambler. ‘Roller’ is a reference to rolling dice, thusly implying a gambler, but the phrase refers to any situation of gambling in life.

“My dad was a successful businessman even though he failed a couple of times, that’s because he was a high roller and always pushed to the limits.”

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