Simple Definition of Russian roulette
: a dangerous game in which people fire a gun with a single bullet at their heads without knowing if the bullet will be shot or not
Full Definition of Russian roulette
1 : an act of bravado consisting of spinning the cylinder of a revolver loaded with one cartridge, pointing the muzzle at one's own head, and pulling the trigger
2 : something resembling Russian roulette in its potential for disaster <taking cocaine is playing Russian roulette — Jonathan Nicholas>
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