Synonyms for lottery

Synonyms for (noun) lottery

Synonyms: drawing, lottery

Definition: players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots

Similar words: gambling game, game of chance

Definition: a game that involves gambling

Synonyms: lottery

Definition: something that is regarded as a chance event

Usage: the election was just a lottery to them

Similar words: accident, chance event, stroke, fortuity

Definition: anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

Usage: winning the lottery was a happy accident; the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck; it was due to an accident or fortuity

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