Definition of crowd-puller in English:

Share this entry

crowd-puller

Pronunciation: /ˈkraʊdpʊlə/

noun

informal
An event, person, or display that attracts a large audience: the Boat Show is one of the south coast’s major crowd-pullers
More example sentences
  • Successive fashion events like the India Fashion Week, held this time in Mumbai, have come to be major crowd-pullers, attracting people even from foreign countries.
  • Limerick, city and county, presents dozens of excellent cultural and other events annually but most of them are more niche attractions than mass crowd-pullers lasting a week or more.
  • With the school Easter holiday imminent - traditionally the moment when the tourist season kicks off in earnest - visitor attractions around the region are revealing their new crowd-pullers.

Derivatives

crowd-pulling

Pronunciation: /ˈkraʊdpʊlɪŋ/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Magic lanterns, kaleidoscopes, flip books and about 1,000 other clever devices to trick the eye are the irresistible attractions of this interactive - and crowd-pulling - show.
  • The Expo would include everything from promenades, cafes and bars to a casino and garden centre, with the exhibition hall putting on a crowd-pulling programme of shows and events.
  • Its 2003 programme has been expanded to create this year's spectacular crowd-pulling event, which came to a close on February 14.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: crowd-puller

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.