bank card


: a card (such as a credit card or an ATM card) issued by a bank

Examples of bank card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Previously, officials had said that 28 gas stations around the country would only sell gasoline in dollars through electronic payments and bank cards. Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald, 1 Feb. 2024 On Friday, authorities detained another Iraqi traveler trying to sneak out 300 bank cards in cigarette packs at the international airport in the central Iraqi city of Najaf. David S. Cloud,, 8 May 2023 The alleged crime started when Cohen lost his bank card. Julia Moore, Peoplemag, 10 Jan. 2024 Jason James Boudreaux was at the grocery checkout counter to buy seafood and drinks for a family dinner when the cashier told him that his bank card had been rejected for insufficient funds. Cathy Free, Washington Post, 3 Mar. 2023 Officers contacted the men and searched their vehicle — finding skimmer devices, which capture card data and PINs, tools to install the devices at ATMs and access cards to clone fraudulent copies of bank cards, authorities said. Jeremy Childs, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2023 In addition to protecting your phone (though it’s not published exactly how protective), there are a few slots for credit or bank cards with RFID protection, which is especially helpful for travelers worried about the unlikely chance their card data will be stolen. Joel Balsam, Travel + Leisure, 4 Oct. 2023 Back in West Virginia, with her brother’s laptop at home, Maston began to notice bank card charges from Hall’s credit card roll in. Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2023 Sky News reported that a backpack, a bank card and a driver’s license were also found near the remains. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 23 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bank card was in 1947

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“Bank card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

bank card

: a card (as a credit card or an ATM card) issued by a bank

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