card table

noun

Definition of card table

: a table designed for playing cards especially : a square table with folding legs

Examples of card table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Consider baskets, bookshelves, drinks trays, and card tables. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Here's How to Pull Off an Eclectic Decorating Style," 17 Aug. 2018 The card room furniture, which includes a square card table and five chairs, is original to the house and may be included in the sale, Marc Fleishhacker said. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "The Estate That Wants to Be Silicon Valley’s Priciest Home," 18 Oct. 2018 Meanwhile, the couple’s two children, eight-year-old Trevor, Jr., and six-year-old Blaise, turned the vintage card table in the corner into a stage for their Legos. Sara Ruffin Costello, ELLE Decor, "A New Orleans Manse is Given New Life with a Fashionable Pizzazz," 26 Oct. 2018 The auditoriums set up for bridge are hushed, dotted with dozens of card tables with four players at each. Stephen Wade, Fox News, "Playing bridge at the Asian Games: 'Athletics of the mind'," 22 Aug. 2018 That was before petition circulating intensified this past spring; vendors were told in March they would be paid $3 per signature — higher than many of the other proposals found on card tables set up outside stores and other public areas. John Myers, latimes.com, "Radical plan to split California into three states earns spot on November ballot," 13 June 2018 Members of the community resented press from northern states coming down to cover the issue — especially black journalists, who were relegated to a card table in the courtroom and berated by the local sheriff. Gabby Raymond, Time, "The Justice Department Has Reopened Its Investigation of Emmett Till's Murder. Here Are 5 Things to Know About the Case," 12 July 2018 His retirement years were spent traveling with the love of his life, playing with his grandkids and being the jokester at the card table in Orange City. OrlandoSentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 6/26," 26 June 2018 Their current complaint, that Mr. Trump turned over the card table and pulled out his revolver, is self-serving but understandable. Michael Doran And, WSJ, "Time to Make Up After Fighting Over Iran," 17 June 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'card table.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of card table

1711, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about card table

Statistics for card table

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for card table

The first known use of card table was in 1711

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for card table

card table

noun

English Language Learners Definition of card table

: a small table that is used for playing card games and that often has legs that fold up

Comments on card table

What made you want to look up card table? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a strong desire or propensity

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!