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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The interview with Hwang was a highlight and drawing card of the conference.
The piece of equipment makes gymnastics accessible to all children irrespective of their skill level while at the same time being fun, preventing repetitive stress injuries and being a big drawing card in bringing in more gymnastics.
Drawing Card: A Baseball Novel is a historical novel that asks a question for the sake of argument: if a woman signed a contract to play professional baseball, and then found her opportunity denied by a baseball commissioner solely on the grounds of her sex, how might she react?
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.
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. "With its desert, its nature reserves, and its 720 km of coastline, Mauritania has tremendous tourist potential it [could] exploit in its efforts to fight poverty," it said.
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.
The G1 ($199.99) offers 7 megapixels, a 3x zoom and 2.5-inch screen as well, but its drawing card is its ease of handling and pocket-friendly dimensions (3-5/8 inches wide x 2-1/2 inches high).
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.