Definition: Meaning of, drawing in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈdrɔː(r)ɪŋ /

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drawing drawings
  1. [countable] a picture that you draw with a pencil, pen etc
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  2. [uncountable] the art or skill of making pictures, plans etc with a pen or pencil
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  3. [countable] American English a competition in which people whose names or tickets are chosen by chance win money or prizes [=  draw British English]
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drawing used in phrases

  • cutaway drawing (noun)
    1. drawing or model a representation of something in which the outside is omitted to reveal the inner parts
  • drawing board (noun)
    1. (go) back to the drawing board if you go back to the drawing board, you start again with a completely new plan or idea, after the one you tried before has failed
    2. on the drawing board if a plan or product is on the drawing board, it is in the process of being planned or prepared
  • drawing card (noun)
    1. an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    2. a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
  • drawing chalk (noun)
    1. coloured chalks used by artists
  • drawing ink (noun)
    1. a black liquid ink used for printing, writing or drawing
  • drawing lots (noun)
    1. straws or pebbles etc. making a chance decision by using lots that are thrown or drawn
  • drawing off (noun)
    1. act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source
  • drawing paper (noun)
    1. paper that is specially prepared for use in drafting
  • drawing pin (noun)
    1. a short metal pin with a round flat head, used especially for putting notices on boards or walls [=  thumbtack American English]
  • drawing power (noun)
    1. an event's, performer's, place's etc ability to attract people to come and see them [=  pulling power]
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