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expiration date

noun

Definition of expiration date

  1. 1 :  the date after which something (as a credit card) is no longer in effect

  2. 2 :  the date after which a product (as food or medicine) should not be sold because of an expected decline in quality or effectiveness



Examples of expiration date in a sentence

  1. Check the expiration date on the bottle to make sure the medicine is still good.



Circa 1946

First Known Use of expiration date

circa 1946


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