Translation of parlay in Spanish:
- 1.1 (bet)apostar (lo que se ha ganado)1.2 (turn)to parlay something
intosomethinghe parlayed a small investment into a fortunehizo de una pequeña inversión una fortunashe parlayed her beauty into movie stardomse valió de su belleza para alcanzar el estrellatoExample sentences
- Baccarat is a good fit for folks who enjoy the agony and ecstasy of gambling as well as the resplendence of the milieu, and don't come to the casino primarily or exclusively to parlay small stakes into big bucks.
- He wanted somehow to parlay his stake into ownership of the whole paper and have us send him more money in the meantime.
- They are in the position of the horse player who bet two dollars on a long shot, then parlayed his bets and kept winning, race after race, until he bet the entire wad, $10,000, on a 10-1 shot in the last race.
- (American English)
apuesta (feminine) acumulativa
redoblona (feminine) (River Plate area)
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