- 1[plural] (die) small cubes of wood, plastic, etc., with a different number of spots on each of their sides, used in games of chance a pair of dice to roll/throw/shake the dice (figurative) It was a last desperate throw of the dice to save his marriage.
- 2 [uncountable] a game played with dice We played dice all night.
- 3 [plural] small square pieces of meat, vegetables, etc. The recipe says to use two onions, small dice. Idioms
to put someone at a disadvantage He has always felt that the dice were loaded against him in life.
load the dice (against somebody)[usually passive]jump to other results
used to show that you refuse to do something, or that something cannot be done “Did you get that job?” “No dice.”
no dice(informal)jump to other results