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High roller

DEFINITION

Big spender. The ‘roller’ reference is probably from betting on dice games and means one makes extravagant wagers. (Compare to High on the hog.)

“I quit the poker game when a high roller sat down to play, I knew I couldn’t compete with his bottomless money.”

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