drawcard (plural drawcards)
- (Britain) Something that attracts customers, visitors, spectators, etc. to a place or an event.
- 1997, Robert Kavanagh, Making People′s Theatre, page 182:
- I remember once in the professional theatre in Addis Ababa a certain actor had become a popular drawcard.
- 1998, The Bulletin, Issues 6138-6146, page 62,
- Falconry is another big drawcard at Hever and at other historical sites.
- 1993, Brian Boyd, Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years, page 273:
- The drawcard was a two-act comic revue written for the occasion, “Quatsch” (German, “Nonsense”).
- 2008, Anthony Ham, Miles Roddis, Kari Lundgren. Norway, Lonely Planet, page 19,
- A single trip might not seem particularly environmentally significant, but Norway′s environment remains one of its main drawcards and one that millions of travellers who visit Norway every year have a responsibility to protect.
- 2009 January 28, Todd Woodbridge, “Australian tennis great says heat simply part of game”, in Herald Sun:
- He was the defending champion, a proven drawcard and a player of the future.