drawing card


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drawing card

n.
An attraction drawing large audiences.

drawing card

n
(Theatre) theatre US and Canadian a performer, act, etc, certain to attract a large audience

draw′ing card`


n.
a person or thing that attracts attention or patrons.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drawing card - an entertainer who attracts large audiencesdrawing card - an entertainer who attracts large audiences; "he was the biggest drawing card they had"
entertainer - a person who tries to please or amuse
2.drawing card - a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customersdrawing card - a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
feature - an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
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Current owner is a Boy Scouts of America Climbing Merit Badge Counselor, and you too should become one for another drawing card.
A grand prize of a Polo Vivo is the main drawing card in a promotion of Namibian products at the Auas Valley shopping complex next weekend.
As the church continues to decline, having lost almost all of its social and cultural clout, and as community organizations take up much of the work that the church once did on its own, it becomes clearer that Jesus himself is the church's greatest resource, drawing card and reason for existence.
He added, "I think it will be a good drawing card for the area.
The impressive new St David's Centre has certainly been a drawing card for tourists.
An UNCTAD communique said that Mauritania's remote desert location was a potential drawing card.
The E-Jets basic configurations certified by the ANAC, EASA and FAA are exactly the same, and do not require any aircraft changes when moving aircraft from one geographical region to another, which is a drawing card for leasing companies and a plus to the aircraft residual value, the company said.
Producers attending trade shows could take their turn at a Raxil T punching bag at the Bayer CropScience booth, and local boxing matches became a great drawing card for Bayer CropScience producer meetings.
The two-story, 30,000 square foot centre is being lauded by the university as the symbol of environmental protection and restoration, as well as a drawing card to attract students, faculty and world-class aquatic researchers to Sudbury.
That's absolutely been the drawing card on moving back to a traditional calendar.
Lack of high-speed Internet access in many areas and a shortage of Web sites in Portuguese make the Internet a less significant drawing card for prospective personal computer buyers.
Waltrip's appearance served as an important drawing card to help focus lawmakers and staff on key issues facing the aftermarket industry.