business card


Definition of business card

: a small card bearing information (such as name and address) about a business or business representative

Examples of business card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sutherland’s Handsome Hog business card was on the bag. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "Chef Justin Sutherland's knives were stolen from his car; a St. Paul girl found them," 18 Sep. 2020 When asked for a business card, Paul happily offers his baseball card instead. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Memorabilia memories: Ted Williams edition," 30 Aug. 2020 The two talked to the woman and asked for her business card. Kaylee Remington, cleveland, "Two men tried to kidnap real estate agent in North Ridgeville, police say," 26 Aug. 2020 Instead of business card quality, Kurt is consumed by follower numbers and clout. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, "Joe Keery on 'Spree' and 'Stranger Things 4' Being Worth the Wait," 14 Aug. 2020 Although Southwest now limits you to having just one personal credit card at a time, there are no restrictions on having both a personal and business card. Jennifer Yellin, CNN Underscored, "Earn 65,000 bonus points with these limited-time Southwest credit card offers," 14 Aug. 2020 Bateman agonized over the relative tastefulness of business card fonts; Kurt gets genuinely anguished when another influencer doesn’t have consistency in her camerawork. Kate Knibbs, Wired, "Spree Is Nasty, Clever Satire for the Influencer Era," 12 Aug. 2020 About 7% of consumer-card balances received modifications, as did 20% of small-business card balances. Payne Lubbers,, "Biggest U.S. Banks Have More Than $150 Billion of Deferred Loans," 6 Aug. 2020 The business card becomes a way to call out a racist comment. Alicia Eler, Star Tribune, "Walker Art Center critiques itself in a new exhibit of works by women," 30 July 2020

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First Known Use of business card

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of business card was in 1821

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22 Sep 2020

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“Business card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of business card

: a small card printed with a person's name and information about that person's company and job

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