Definition of pulling power in US English:

pulling power

noun

  • 1The capacity of something to exert a physical pull; the extent of this capacity.

  • 2The capacity to attract customers, supporters, etc.; allure, appeal, glamour, cachet.

  • 3British informal. The ability to attract a sexual partner.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal. From pulling + power.

Pronunciation

pulling power

/ˈpʊlɪŋ ˌpaʊə/