door prize


Definition of door prize

: a prize awarded to the holder of a winning ticket passed out at the entrance to an entertainment or function

Examples of door prize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fundraiser includes an auction, happy hour and event cocktail along with door prize for registering. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Two Soroptimist clubs put on Hats and Heels fundraiser," 27 Apr. 2021 There will be lure specials, a food truck and door prize drawings. cleveland, "Walleye surveys show another banner year for Lake Erie: Northeast Ohio fishing report for the weekend of Sept. 18-20," 17 Sep. 2020 Attractions include a ribbon-cutting at 10:30 a.m., live music, food trucks, pet photography and door prizes. al, "Grand opening Saturday for Mobile’s BrewHounds dog park," 27 May 2020 Patrons can bid on silent and live auction items and take part in wine and beer pulls, an end-of-event door prize drawing, lottery and ping pong pick with gift card prizes. Rich Heileman, cleveland, "Coyotes join local fauna: Around The Town," 17 Jan. 2020 The party at Josey Ranch Lake Library and the neighboring Carrollton Senior Center will feature trivia, dancing, a scavenger hunt, door prizes, being sorted into a Hogwarts house and a House Cup competition. Deborah Fleck, Dallas News, "17 fun things to do the week of Jan. 3-9 in Dallas-Fort Worth," 2 Jan. 2020 Always held the weekend of Thanksgiving, the event features prize ribbons and door prizes. Chris Folks,, "West Laurel: Young musicians heading to the Windy City; woman’s club to hold Breakfast With Santa," 27 Nov. 2019 Runway fashion show, light bites, swag bag, drinks and door prizes. Rasputin Todd,, "Things to do this week in Cincinnati: April 9-15," 9 Apr. 2018 Musclepalooza also will feature a vendor midway, food trucks, music, raffles and door prizes. Houston Chronicle, "Katy-area calendar of events," 1 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of door prize

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of door prize was in 1884

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1 May 2021

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“Door prize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of door prize

US : a prize that you get at a social event if you were given the winning ticket when you arrived

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