scratch card

  1. a card or ticket having one or more sections coated with an opaque substance that can be scratched off to reveal a possible prize.

Origin of scratch card

First recorded in 1980–85
  • Also called scratch ticket.

Words Nearby scratch card Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for scratchcard


/ (ˈskrætʃˌkɑːd) /

  1. a ticket that reveals whether or not the holder is eligible for a prize when the surface is removed by scratching

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