Definition of Parlayed

1. Verb. (past of parlay) ¹



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Definition of Parlayed

1. parlay [v] - See also: parlay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parlayed

parkour
parkoured
parkouring
parkours
parks
parkside
parkward
parkway
parkways
parky
parlance
parlances
parlando
parlante
parlay
parlayed (current term)
parlaying
parlays
parle
parled
parles
parley
parleyed
parleyer
parleyers
parleying
parleys
parleyvoo
parleyvooed
parleyvooing

Literary usage of Parlayed

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1. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"Though she has since left the station, Ms. Chin has parlayed her experience there into a free-lance business, editing national stories for other stations ..."

2. The Marshall Plan Summer: An Eyewitness Report on Europe and the Russians in by Thomas Andrew Bailey (1977)
"I could hardly believe that such a quantity could be parlayed into 15400 marks, or about $700, but that is what he told me and what I dutifully recorded. ..."

3. The Politics of Law and Order: A History of the Bavarian Einwohnerwehr, 1918 by David Clay Large (1980)
"... could have done much to further a kind of German "Southern Strategy," according to which rightist Bavarians might have parlayed their successes south of ..."

4. Young Humphry Davy: The Making of an Experimental Chemist by June Z. Fullmer (2000)
"... and operated a great factory in Tipton which specialized in the manufacture of soap—a meeting that both men quickly parlayed into a warm association. ..."

5. Genocide in Iraq: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds by George Black (1993)
"... for example, parlayed their earnings into a contracting and construction business that made them the richest men in Kurdistan. While the government was ..."

6. Confucian Feminist: Memoirs of Zeng Baosun (1893-1978) by Baosun Zeng, Thomas L. Kennedy (2002)
"After 1950, while on Taiwan, she parlayed her role as an international spokesperson for Christianity and China's Nationalist government and her tireless ..."

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