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
Definition for raffle (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for raffle
But raffling off gifts in exchange for website signups is, somehow, perfectly legal.
Greg Brophy, a candidate for governor in Colorado is raffling off guns in exchange for website signups.
Fairs for the founding of hospitals, schools and churches, conducted on the raffling system, come under the same denomination.The Abominations of Modern Society|Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
A game similar to raffling, arrowheads being used as counters.Sacred Books of the East|Various
This game was devised to take the place of raffling, which was voted out of date.Bright Ideas for Entertaining|Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
But even though he marked it down to a dime, none would buy, so he announced his intention of raffling it off.Tom Slade|Percy K. Fitzhugh
The “raffling,” combined with the “rum”—which was now also meted out—produced for some time a noisy excitement.Ran Away to Sea|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for raffle
- a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
- (as modifier)a raffle ticket