Meaning of “one-armed bandit” in the English Dictionary

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"one-armed bandit" in British English

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one-armed banditnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌwʌn.ɑːmd ˈbæn.dɪt/ us /ˌwʌn.ɑːrmd ˈbæn.dɪt/ UK informal

a type of slot machine with a large metal pole on the side that you pull to make it work

(Definition of “one-armed bandit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)