老虎機

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See also: 老虎机

Chinese[edit]

tiger machine; opportunity; secret
trad. (老虎機) 老虎
simp. (老虎机) 老虎
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Etymology[edit]

So called as both resemble a tiger's mouth - money goes in and never returns.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

老虎機

  1. poker machine; slot machine; one-armed bandit (Classifier: m)
  2. (Hong Kong Cantonese, dated) parking meter