Definition Of raffles


a means of raising money by selling numbered tickets, one or some of which are subsequently drawn at random, the holder or holders of such tickets winning a prize.

Much of the money was raised through raffles , with wonderful prizes donated by local businesses.

offer (something) as a prize in a raffle.

a work that will be raffled off for a fine arts scholarship

rubbish; refuse.

the raffle of the yard below

Example Of raffles

  • a raffle ticket

  • a charity raffle

  • A number of very valuable prizes will be raffled during the night.

  • Amazing prizes will be raffled throughout the fun-filled night.

  • At the conclusion of the cabaret the winning tickets for the raffle are drawn.

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