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Definition of slow (one's) roll

slow (one's) roll


  • to slow down.
    Slow your roll.

    Last edited on May 18 2011. Submitted by Courtney C. from Morristown, NJ, USA on May 04 2002.

  • to stop a certain behavior, such as drinking too much or too quickly, getting loud and obnoxious in a bar, or spending too much money.
    Hey, slow your roll with those shots!
    Slow your roll! It's my play! (In the game of dominoes, to indicate that someone is playing out of turn.)
    Hey, slow your roll!

    Last edited on May 18 2011. Submitted by Wendi L. from Houston, TX, USA on May 20 2003.

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