- a game or games played with such a set.
- the playing of such a game: to win at cards.
- Casino. the winning of 27 cards or more.
- Whist. tricks won in excess of six.
- a person who is amusing or facetious.
- any person, especially one with some indicated characteristic: a queer card.
Idioms about card
Origin of card1
Other definitions for card (2 of 3)
Origin of card2
OTHER WORDS FROM cardcarder, noun
Other definitions for card (3 of 3)
How to use card in a sentence
That could include private financial or personal information—like the credit-card numbers you used to pay for the corrupted Wi-Fi.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The screenwriting was one last card Brinsley was trying to play after every other trade he tried had turned to zeroes.
“Our hearts and our prayers are with you,” read a message on the accompanying card.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then the gift card is shopped online in a gray market to collect cold currency.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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The card table profitably occupies some six to eight hours daily of these old fellows' attention.
In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere.
He showed his wisdom in giving the Pandemonium card-room a very wide berth for the rest of his days.
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.
Her black eyelashes were long, and under their protecting shadow she swept a glance at the card above the young man's plate.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for card (1 of 3)
- short for playing card
- (as modifier)a card game
- (in combination)cardsharp
Word Origin for card
British Dictionary definitions for card (2 of 3)
Derived forms of cardcarding, nouncarder, noun
Word Origin for card
British Dictionary definitions for card (3 of 3)
Other Idioms and Phrases with card
In addition to the idioms beginning with card
- card in
- cards are stacked against
- card up one's sleeve
- hold all the aces (the trump card)
- house of cards
- in the cards
- lay one's cards on the table
- play one's cards close to one's chest
play one's cards righttrump cardwild card.