noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
Origin of sweepstakes
Related Words for sweepstakesraffle, gambling, sweepstake, pledge, risk, stake, chance, venture, speculation, wager, odds, lotto, draw, flier, pool, sweep, lots, disposition, drawing, bet
Examples from the Web for sweepstakes
Contemporary Examples of sweepstakes
The sweepstakes begins on December 9th, 2014 at 8:00 AM EST and ends on January 31st, 2015 at 11:59 EST (the "Entry Period").
APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Family Dollar shoppers entered the sweepstakes in stores, online and using text messaging.PepsiCo – NFL Partnership: Helping PepsiCo Customers
February 5, 2014
This sweepstakes is sponsored by The Daily Beast Company LLC, 555 W. 18th St., NY, NY 10011 (“Sponsor”).
The sweepstakes begins on 2/3/14 at 3:00PM EST and ends on 2/7/14 at 6:00PM EST (the "Entry Period").
Historical Examples of sweepstakes
Won the Brighton Beach overnight sweepstakes in nineteen an' four.
Sysonby himself won the Brighton sweepstakes in nineteen-four.
They would tie them hand and foot, and turn the Sweepstakes adrift.
Harry understood from this that the Sweepstakes had again escaped.
The only consolation he could find was in the hope that the Sweepstakes might be speedily captured.
esp US sweepstakes
- a lottery in which the stakes of the participants constitute the prize
- the prize itself