Origin of raffle1
OTHER WORDS FROM raffleraffler, nounun·raf·fled, adjective
Words nearby raffle
Other definitions for raffle (2 of 2)
How to use raffle in a sentence
To give back and support their community—Hushin’s third pillar—the team holds a raffle each year and then uses the money to support a cause they believe in.
Maryland is offering state employees $100, while Lancaster, California, is trying to encourage teens to get inoculated by entering their names in a raffle for college scholarships worth up to $10,000.The incredible incentives being offered to Americans to get vaccinated|Isabelle Brocas|May 25, 2021|Quartz
People who get vaccinated can enter their names in a raffle, with the victor getting to choose from a range of rides that includes a Chevrolet Camaro and a Nissan Altima.Beer, bouquets and free rounds at a gun range: How local governments promote vaccines|Reis Thebault, Paulina Firozi|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
Inspiration 4’s other two travelers will be selected through a raffle and an entrepreneurial contest.
People who signed up for the raffle had to attest to being less than six and a half feet tall and under 250 pounds.
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