Definitions For Sweepstake

Noun

SWEEPSTAKE (plural SWEEPSTAKEs) A lottery in which the prize or prizes constitute all the money paid by the participants. (US) A prize draw.

Translations

Czech: loterie, f Dutch: loterij, f Finnish: arvonta, arpajaiset Hungarian: sorsolásos szerencsejáték Italian: lotteria, f, gioco a premi, m Portuguese: rifa, f, lotaria, f Scottish Gaelic: duais-sgrìob Serbo-Croatian: lutrija, nagradna igra Spanish: rifa, f, lotería, f

Alternative forms

swoopstake {{qualifier, dialectal}}

Etymology

sweep + stake

Is Sweepstake a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
19
Words with Friends
20

The word Sweepstake is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

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