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1. slang To experience the euphoric rushes of certain recreational psychoactive drugs, especially MDMA (ecstasy). I could tell by his glazed eyes and effusive manner that he was rolling. I used to roll a lot during college, but I stopped doing drugs once I graduated.
2. slang To rob (a sleeping, unconscious, or otherwise defenseless person). I used to make ends meet in the city by rolling people who had passed out on the park benches after intense drinking sessions. Someone in the hostel rolled me during the night.
3. noun, slang A large wad of paper money. He placed a hefty roll on my desk and told me to take care of the informer by any means necessary.
4. noun, slang By extension, a large sum of money. If you invest the right way, you can make off with quite a roll.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

roll

verb

roll

1. n. a bankroll; lots of money. I earned a roll off that last deal.
2. tv. to rob a drunkard. Those punks can’t get much money by rolling drunks.
3. n. a sustained period of luck or productivity. (see also on a roll.) The fantastic roll that this performer is on is truly exciting.
4. in. to leave, perhaps in a car. I can’t wait around any longer. Let’s roll.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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