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

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Good food, music, shopping, open bar, kid face painting & balloon art, and door prizes. Luann Gibbs,, "Things to do in Cincinnati this week: July 1-7," 30 June 2019 Features a vendor expo, free food, door prizes, fitness class, health seminars on diabetes, heart disease, and stress management. The Courier-Journal, "60+ fun things in Louisville the week of Sept. 14-20," 14 Sep. 2017 When: June 15-16 Where: Eden Park Dearborn County 4-H & Community Fair Livestock shows and sales, demonstrations, grandstand events, rides, musical entertainment, baby shows, door prizes, vendors, food and more. Noelle Zielinski,, "Summer festivals guide 2019," 12 June 2019 Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served; there will be a door prize ticket for each guest. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Kiwanis Club supports Meals on Wheels for 35 years," 12 June 2019 Quilt contest, special exhibits, raffles, door prizes, music by West of Dublin, vendors. Rasputin Todd,, "Things to do this week in Cincinnati: April 2-8," 2 Apr. 2018 Registration: $35 advance, $50 day of run/walk (includes admission to the zoo for the day, finisher’s medal, commemorative t-shirt, post-race refreshments and door prizes). Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "How to Festival, Throo the Zoo and more to do in Louisville this week," 7 Mar. 2018 The reception will feature refreshments and door prizes. Sarah Bonnette,, "Artscape: Sal "Dash" Diecidue celebrates 70 years of creating ironwork," 9 May 2018 There also will be door prizes and a basket raffle. Joanne Berger Dumound/special To,, "Olmsted Township receives pet oxygen masks: Olmsted Dates and Data," 2 Apr. 2018

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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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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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