Definition of one-armed bandit in English:

one-armed bandit

Line breaks: one-armed ban¦dit

noun

informal
  • A fruit machine operated by pulling a long handle at the side.
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    • 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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