drawing card

noun

Definition of drawing card 

: one that attracts attention or patronage

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But there’s no dice rolling in The 7th Continent (so passé in our modern board game world); each check is instead performed by drawing cards from your action deck. Aaron Zimmerman, Ars Technica, "The 7th Continent review: A board game unlike anything you’ve ever played," 7 Oct. 2017 Part of the master plan will have to take into consideration existing facilities in the business park and those located nearby in the Avondale to Westwego corridor that could act as drawing cards for new businesses and developments. Littice Bacon-blood, NOLA.com, "Who will develop Jefferson Parish's 'last frontier' of green space?," 24 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of drawing card

1886, in the meaning defined above

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