- a gamblerA usage by promoters of football pools and other lotteries to delude subscribers into believing that they are not wasting their money.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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investor — 1580s, one who clothes; 1862, one who invests money, agent noun from INVEST (Cf. invest) … Etymology dictionary
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