Synonyms for raffle:
spelling bee, bake-off.
pageant, beauty contest, drawing.
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 2 (noun)
pageant, beauty contest, spelling bee, bake-off.
lottery for a prize (noun)
Usage examples for raffle:
- The Englishman, wishing to retrieve his phaeton and horses, which he protested only to have lent his belle, found that she had put the whole equipage into a kind of lottery, or raffle, to which all her numerous friends had subscribed, and that an Altona Jew had won it. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.