door prize

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

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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First Known Use of door prize

1884

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Definition of door prize for English Language Learners

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


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