lucky dip
noun Date: 1925 British grab bag

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lucky dip — lucky dips N COUNT a lucky dip is a game in which you take a prize out of a container full of hidden prizes and then find out what you have chosen. [BRIT] (in AM, use grab bag) …   English dictionary

  • lucky dip — n. Brit. GRAB BAG * * * ➡ lotteries * * * …   Universalium

  • lucky dip — n BrE 1.) a game in which you put your hand into a container filled with small objects, and choose one without looking American Equivalent: grab bag 2.) [singular] a situation in which what happens depends on chance = ↑lottery …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lucky dip — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a game in which small prizes are concealed in a container and chosen at random by participants …   English terms dictionary

  • lucky dip — n. Brit. GRAB BAG …   English World dictionary

  • lucky dip — noun 1. a game in which prizes (e.g., candies or coins) are concealed in a container and for a small sum a player can draw one out at random • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lucky dip — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lucky dip : singular lucky dip plural lucky dips a game in which you put your hand into a box that contains a lot of small prizes and choose one without looking …   English dictionary

  • lucky dip — noun a) A game in which prizes are covered up and mixed together in a container, so that contestants can dip their hand into the container and randomly pull out a prize. b) A selection solely at random …   Wiktionary

  • lucky dip — /ˈlʌki dɪp/ (say lukee dip) noun 1. (at a fair, party, etc.,) a large barrel or the like in which prizes are hidden in sawdust, etc., from which participants select one article. 2. the act of dipping into such a barrel and selecting an article. 3 …   Australian English dictionary

  • lucky dip — noun Brit. a game in which small prizes are concealed in a container and chosen at random by participants …   English new terms dictionary

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