verb (used with object), raf·fled, raf·fling.
verb (used without object), raf·fled, raf·fling.
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Origin of raffle1
OTHER WORDS FROM raffleraffler, nounun·raf·fled, adjective
Words nearby raffle
Definition for raffle (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for raffle
One is entering vaccinated employees in a raffle with monetary prizes.Most nursing home workers don’t want the vaccine. Here’s what facilities are doing about it.|Rachel Chason, Rebecca Tan, Jenna Portnoy, Erin Cox|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
The winners will be drawn on January 8, which makes the raffle tickets the perfect Christmas gift.Pope Francis Raffles Off His Swag to Help the Poor|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Engineers now field questions on Reddit and laboratories raffle off multiday tours to Twitter followers.
And when I took a ticket for a raffle, I hardly counted upon winning this particularly gaudy sofa-cushion.
When I came to the library, the master of the raffle told me it was against all rule to refund a subscription.'Camilla|Fanny Burney
Ultimately Christian laid down his shilling, the raffle began, and the dice went round.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
These are the class of gambling practices of which the church bazaar or raffle may be taken as the type.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen
Raffle, raf′l, n. a kind of sale by chance or lottery in which the price is subscribed equally by all who hope to win.
British Dictionary definitions for raffle
- a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
- (as modifier)a raffle ticket