A hand that is one or more cards away from being a straight, a flush, or a straight flush but that has the possibility of being one of these hands after future cards are dealt or revealed; as opposed to a complete hand.
EXAMPLE: "I had a drawing hand, but made it on the river and won the showdown."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
SYNONYMS: Come Hand
ANTONYMS: Complete Hand
RELATED TERMS: Drawing Dead, Drawing Live, Drawing Thin, Hit, Improve, Make, Miss, On a Draw, On the Come