- a sweepstakes.
Related Words for sweepstakeraffle, gambling, sweepstake, chance, lotto, draw, flier, pool, stake, sweep, lots, disposition, speculation, wager, drawing, bet, tossup, gaming, numbers
Examples from the Web for sweepstake
Historical Examples of sweepstake
The mystery of his wealth had been discovered months ago—he'd won a sweepstake fortune.Rich Living
Entering a café with O'Flaherty was like a blindfold draw in a sweepstake of identities.Eastern Nights - and Flights
In the following year the earl established a sweepstake of 50 sovs.
Here we are just getting up a sweepstake for the next race; hand over a rupee and try to get up an interest in it.Rujub, the Juggler
G. A. Henty
To flatter its interest a sweepstake had been arranged among the officers for who should name the exact moment of its conclusion.
esp US sweepstakes
- a lottery in which the stakes of the participants constitute the prize
- the prize itself
- any event involving a lottery, esp a horse race in which the prize is the competitors' stakes