draw a big/large crowd

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of draw a big/large crowd

:to cause a lot of people to come
  • His speeches always draw a big/large crowd.

Word by Word Definitions

draw play
  1. : to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in advance : pull : such as

  2. : to move (something, such as a covering) over or to one side

  3. : to pull up or out of a receptacle or place where seated or carried

  1. : the act or process of drawing (see 1draw) : such as

  2. : a sucking pull on something held with the lips

  3. : a removal of a handgun from its holster

big play
  1. : of great strength

  2. : of great force

  3. : large or great in dimensions, bulk, or extent

  1. : in a loud or declamatory manner

  2. : to a large amount or extent

  3. : on a large scale

  1. : an individual or organization of outstanding importance or power

  2. : a big player : a center or forward whose large size and strength are used to control play near the basket

large play
  1. : lavish

  2. : ample, abundant

  3. : extensive, broad

  1. : in abundance : amply, liberally

  2. : with the wind abaft the beam

  3. : in a large manner : extravagantly

  1. : liberality, generosity

  2. : a thousand dollars

crowd play
  1. : to press on : hurry

  2. : to press close

  3. : to collect in numbers

  1. : a large number of persons especially when collected together : throng

  2. : the great body of the people : populace

  3. : most of one's peers

  1. : an ancient Celtic stringed instrument that is plucked or bowed —called also crwth

  2. : violin


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