Definition of a roll of the dice
- Opening a new restaurant is always a roll of the dice.
- It's a roll of the dice whether we succeed or fail.
: a written document that may be rolled up : scroll
: a manuscript book
: a list of names or related items : catalog
: to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a surface
: to cause to revolve by turning over and over on or as if on an axis
: to cause to move in a circular manner
: a sound produced by rapid strokes on a drum
: a sonorous and often rhythmical flow of speech
: a heavy reverberatory sound
: a gambling game played with dice
: a small cubical piece (as of food)
: to cut into small cubes
: to ornament with square markings
: to bring by playing dice
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