how to pronounce parlay

pɑːɹlɛɪ

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“… wonder if I might parlay that actually …”

meanings of parlay

verb:

  1. To increase (an asset, money, etc.) by gambling or investing in a daring manner.
  2. To convert (a situation, thing, etc.) into something better.
  3. To carry forward the stake and winnings from a bet on to a subsequent wager or series of wagers.
  4. Alternative spelling of parley (“to have a discussion, especially one between enemies").

noun:

  1. A bet or series of bets where the stake and winnings are cumulatively carried forward; an accumulator.

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