But it is one that Levin has parlayed into being the voice of a movement that has confounded those outside of it.
He parlayed his cyberfame into a sweet gig doing video commentary for Politico.
Athens parlayed its fleet into a maritime empire, blockading and starving any subjects that defied her will.
To build or increase something from a small initial outlay or possession: She parlayed her dimples into movie superstardom
[1942+; fr horse racing, ''place a series of increasing bets,'' found by 1895, fr paralee or parlee, an early 1800s faro term fr Italian parole, ''words, promises'']