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amber gambler

amber gambler
 n.— «I was driven to her place by fellow reggae fan, Ranking Mbalu, who I then discovered is an impatient driver…an amber gambler, if you will. Probably it was because of the few that we had hoisted in Mabvuku at what they call, in ghetto parlance, pump price (bottlestore price).» —“Step aside for the Don Gorgon” by Gregory Gondo Financial Gazette (Zimbabwe) Sept. 29, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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