drawing card

noun

Definition of drawing card

: one that attracts attention or patronage

Examples of drawing card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bringing out a legend like Ricardo Liborio was a great drawing card for the fundraiser. Emmett Hall, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Nov. 2021 The drawing card for the three would be a new chapter prize named for the three stars who roamed center field during the golden era of baseball in NYC. Pete Wevurski, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 May 2021 The region's major drawing card is its North Woods aesthetic. Star Tribune, 12 Feb. 2021 Unique activity gets its rules What began as an unusual drawing card for bars and taverns, basically a giant game of darts, has inevitably evolved into an actual sport with standardized rules, equipment, and governing bodies. Phil Miller, Star Tribune, 3 Dec. 2020 The Heat are trying to show that their culture wins over all and show off as a drawing card for free agents in the future. Dave Hyde, sun-sentinel.com, 28 Sep. 2020 That player will need to physically move the game pieces and draw cards for everyone so this method works best for games that don’t involve too many cards or extra pieces. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Apr. 2020 The members of the family and their spouses sitting across from their new sister-in-law were lucky enough to draw cards like chess, or the card game Old Maid — and there was absolutely nothing sinister about it. Kaitlin Reilly, refinery29.com, 24 Aug. 2019 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, 7 Oct. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of drawing card

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drawing card was in 1886

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“Drawing card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawing%20card. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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