scratch ticket

noun

Definition of scratch ticket

chiefly US

  1. :  a small card that has covered areas that are removed by rubbing with the edge of a coin, fingernail, etc., to see if one has won a prize (such as money)

Word by Word Definitions

scratchplay
  1. :  to scrape or dig with the claws or nails

    :  to rub and tear or mark the surface of with something sharp or jagged

    :  to scrape or rub lightly (as to relieve itching)

  1. :  a mark or injury produced by scratching

    :  a slight wound

    :  scrawl, scribble

  1. :  arranged or put together with little selection :  haphazard

    :  made as or used for a tentative effort

    :  made or done by chance and not as intended

ticketplay
  1. :  a certificate or token showing that a fare or admission fee has been paid

    :  a means of access or passage

    :  a summons or warning issued to a traffic-law violator

  1. :  to furnish or serve with a ticket

    :  to attach a ticket to :  label

    :  designate


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