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bankroll

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Pronunciation: /ˈbaŋkrəʊl
 
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Definition of bankroll in English:

noun

North American
1A roll of banknotes.
Example sentences
  • After showing them his gun, he throws them a large bankroll of cash and invites them to come work for him.
  • When they pulled their bankroll out of their pocket to pay, the only variation he saw in the bills was how clean or dirty they were.
  • He had carefully stashed away his days of retirement, just as he stacked bankrolls of the British sterling all day, in separate wads of months and years.
1.1Financial resources: his bankroll allowed him to run campaigns all over the US
More example sentences
  • First, players frequently get panicky when they're betting more per than their bankroll really allows.
  • In a tournament, bets like this deplete a limited bankroll.
  • But his win did more than add a seven figure sum to his bankroll.

verb

[with object] informal Back to top  
Support (a person, organization, or project) financially: the project is bankrolled by wealthy expatriates
More example sentences
  • The signing of the memorandum is the final step in bankrolling the project, Velchev said.
  • The party's national organisation, which bankrolled the campaign, could also face financial crisis.
  • But while all other presidential contenders have disclosed their lists, the senator has refused to disclose who is bankrolling his campaign.

Words that rhyme with bankroll

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