from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A petty braggart who pretends to be rich and important.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. cheap, inferior; pretentious
- n. A contemptible or pretentious person, especially one who gambles for low stakes
From the horn-shaped metal can used by chuck-a-luck operators for shaking the dice.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)