- 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
Police say they eventually identified Erasquin through cellphone, credit card, Uber and PayPal records showing he had communicated with the girls, sent them cash and bought them first-class plane tickets, expensive cameras and luxury handbags.Matthew Erasquin, Arlington lawyer, accused of paying underage girls for sex|Rachel Weiner|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
While CB Insights notes the online banks are benefiting from tailwinds in the form of increased online commerce and a bounce back in debit card spending, it’s an open question if there are enough debit swipes to go around.
Maybe you need to pay off a few credit cards and get your credit score up a few points.At home during COVID|Joseph Hudson|November 13, 2020|Washington Blade
Policy-makers use these statistics when they decide on stimulus packages to help people and businesses during a recession and interest rates that affect how much interest we pay on our credit cards and mortgages.In defense of pollsters|jakemeth|November 13, 2020|Fortune
From card games to planners to jewelry, this season there’s no need to shorten your accessibility to grabbing a gift.12 Trendy Gifts Your Friends Will Love This Season|Nandi Howard|November 11, 2020|Essence.com
Carded wool becomes woolen goods; combed wool, worsted goods.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
When they had spun the flax and carded it, the little mouse wove a beautiful piece of fine linen.Mighty Mikko|Parker Fillmore
This wool was scoured, carded, spun by the family in the farmhouse, and then woven into cloth for the winter's wear.American Inventions and Inventors|William A. Mowry
For her soul was white like to thrice-carded wool, and so his soul was red with all that was of courage or knightly pride.The Story of the Champions of the Round Table|Howard Pyle
The warp and filling are made of carded wool so that the web (cloth) will shrink or full evenly.Textiles|William H. Dooley
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.