Raffle vs Raffles - What's the difference?

raffle | raffles |


As nouns the difference between raffle and raffles

is that raffle is a drawing, often held as a fundraiser, in which tickets or chances are sold to win a prize while raffles is .

As verbs the difference between raffle and raffles

is that raffle is to award something by means of a raffle or random drawing, often used with off while raffles is (raffle).

raffle

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A drawing, often held as a fundraiser, in which tickets or chances are sold to win a prize.
  • He entered a raffle to win a lifetime supply of toothpaste, but he did not win.
  • (obsolete) A game of dice in which the player who throws three of the same number wins all the stakes.
  • (Cotgrave)

    Derived terms

    * meat raffle

    Verb

  • To award something by means of a raffle or random drawing, often used with off.
  • They raffled off four gift baskets.
  • To participate in a raffle.
  • to raffle for a watch

    raffles

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (raffle)