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 There will be child passport stops and door prize for children will be awarded every half hour with passport participation, starting at 11:30 a.m. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 22 Mar. 2022 Admission of $10 includes a chance to win a door prize. Hartford Courant, 21 Apr. 2022 For every three cans of Friskies or two rolls of paper towels, guests will get a ticket into the door prize drawing. Hartford Courant, 13 Apr. 2022 Each ticket includes an open bar, live music, hors d’oeuvres, taco and dessert stations, one raffle entry for a door prize and a wine pull, organizers said. Beacon-news Staff,, 8 Apr. 2022 The Main Garden will feature a Butterfly Garden, at the center of which will be a whimsical butterfly bench that will be given away as a door prize. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 11 Mar. 2022 Everyone who brings a door prize is welcomed to the front for an introduction and to pull the winning ticket. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Oct. 2021 Football squares and a door prize are also part of the event. cleveland, 9 Jan. 2022 The $25 registration fee includes open bowling or mini golf, shoe rental, a hot dog and soda, T-shirt and one door prize ticket., 12 Nov. 2021 See More

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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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“Door prize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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