scratch-off

Main Entry:  scratch-off
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  designating a card, ticket, etc. with a coating that when scratched reveals writing, numbers, scent, etc.
Example:  The scratch-off card is used for lottery games, quizzes, and to conceal PINs for telephone calling cards and other prepaid services.
Etymology:  1964
Usage:  also scratch-off, (n.)
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