raffle
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹæfl̩/
Noun

raffle (plural raffles)

  1. A drawing, often held as a fundraiser, in which tickets or chances are sold to win a prize.
    He entered a raffle to win a lifetime supply of toothpaste, but he did not win.
  2. (obsolete) A game of dice in which the player who throws three of the same number wins all the stakes.
Translations Verb

raffle (raffles, present participle raffling; past raffled, past participle raffled)

  1. (transitive) To award something by means of a raffle or random drawing, often used with off.
    They raffled off four gift baskets.
  2. (intransitive) To participate in a raffle.
    to raffle for a watch
Translations Noun

raffle (uncountable)

  1. refuse; rubbish



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