Russian roulette definition by Webster's New World
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- a deadly game of chance in which a person spins the cylinder of a revolver holding only one bullet, aims the gun at his or her head, and pulls the trigger
- any activity potentially destructive to its participants
Russian roulette definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A stunt in which one spins the cylinder of a revolver loaded with only one bullet, aims the muzzle at one's head, and pulls the trigger.
- An act of reckless bravado.