roulettelike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

roulette +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

roulettelike (comparative more roulettelike, superlative most roulettelike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of the gambling game of roulette.
    • 1992, Thomas Cleveland Holt, The problem of freedom
      Indeed, there had always been a roulettelike aspect to the island's sugar business; decline and distress were evident even in the earliest records...
    • 2001, Ted Koppel, Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public‎
      Contestants spin a roulettelike wheel that determines how much money they can win (or, sometimes, lose) on a particular turn.