What is another word for tombola?

Pronunciation: [təmbˈə͡ʊlə] (IPA)

Tombola, also known as a raffle or lottery, has been a popular game for centuries. In the UK, it is often played at fairs, charity events and fundraising activities. However, there are many synonyms used to describe this popular game. Some of the common terms include a sweepstake, prize draw, lucky dip, and bingo. Other synonyms include a grab bag, door prize, game of chance or a gambling game. Whatever the name may be, the exciting opportunity to win a prize in exchange for purchasing a ticket is what makes tombola a favorite game for many.

What are the hypernyms for Tombola?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Tombola?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Tombola

When we came back, the tombola was taking place in the Piazza del Popolo, so that gate was closed, and we had to go round by Porta Salara.
"Story of My Life, volumes 1-3"
Augustus J. C. Hare
Here's the pyson at last, I says to myself; and when my turn came, I did as the others did, bowed to the sultan, feeling just like a tombola, and nearly going over; then I drank-and what do you think it was?
"Middy and Ensign"
G. Manville Fenn
The tobacco- jar, the cigarette-holder, the three papers of shirt-studs, which were to have been the prices of the tombola had the tombola come off, were made into a bundle with the music; the guitar was stowed into the fat guitar-case; and Elvira having thrown a thin shawl about her neck and shoulders, the pair issued from the cafe and set off for the Black Head.
Stevenson, Robert Louis

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