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one-armed bandit

Syllabification: one-armed ban·dit

Definition of one-armed bandit in English:

noun

informal
A slot machine operated by pulling a long handle at the side.
Example sentences
  • The reality is simply that much of the money these trusts disperse to charities comes from gambling - from one-armed bandits and slot machines, etc.
  • Instead, the one-armed bandit operated stock scams said to have helped establish the fortunes of many of today's local social elite.
  • Players who fancy the thrill of the one-armed bandits will also find ample entertainment with 10 games to choose from including Lucky Seven, Sphinx Hijinx, Safe Cracker and Forbidden Fruit.

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