calling card

noun

Definition of calling card

  1. 1 :  visiting card

  2. 2 :  a sign or evidence that someone or something is or has been present; broadly :  an identifying mark

  3. 3 :  a card displaying a number that can be used to charge telephone calls to a single account regardless of where the calls are placed

1808

First Known Use of calling card

1808


CALLING CARD Defined for English Language Learners

calling card

noun

Definition of calling card for English Language Learners

  • : a plastic card that allows a person to charge telephone calls to an account

  • : a small card presented when making a formal visit to someone that has the name and sometimes the address of the visitor



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