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drawing card

Syllabification: draw·ing card
Pronunciation: /ˈdrôiNG kärd
 
/
(British drawcard /ˈdrôˌkärd/)

Definition of drawing card in English:

noun

informal
A quality or feature that evokes interest or liking; an attraction: rookie fireball flingers are the prime drawing cards of spring baseball
More example sentences
  • Our trip underscored the extent to which the Mississippi River has become an economic development drawing card for the towns and cities along its banks.
  • By far, the biggest drawing card is the historic city center, which is undergoing a face-lift.
  • His departure will create a major void in our art scene and in the nonprofit sector that he has ever so generously supported with vibrant works that were drawing cards for countless fund-raisers.

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