Complete Definition of "parlay"

English

Etymology
Coined ca. 1828 as a verb, used as a noun ca. 1904.

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)leɪ|-ÉË(r)leɪ

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To carry forward the stake and winnings from a bet onto a subsequent wager.

Noun
en-noun

  1. Such a bet or series of bets.

See also
parley

vi:parlay
zh:parlay

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