card·​hold·​er ˈkärd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce cardholder (audio)
: one who possesses a card and especially a credit card

Examples of cardholder in a Sentence

Cardholders are required to make a minimum payment each month.
Recent Examples on the Web In addition, Chase will provide its cardholders with a 25 percent discount at select concession stands (behind section North 109, South 124, and West 130) during Inter Miami’s home opener on Wednesday. Michelle Kaufman, Miami Herald, 20 Feb. 2024 If it is approved, the merger would add 305 million Discover cardholders to the Capital One customer base, which already boasts more than 100 million, company filings indicate. Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post, 20 Feb. 2024 The merger would combine one of the largest issuers of Mastercard and Visa cards with Discover’s network of cardholders. Laurence Darmiento, Los Angeles Times, 20 Feb. 2024 Since then, consumer preferences have evolved, and with thousands of additional premium Amex cardholders, more travelers have access. Chris Dong, Travel + Leisure, 14 Feb. 2024 This includes more than three out of four balance-active cardholders with a household income of less than $50,000. Richard Hunt, Fortune, 13 Feb. 2024 Even as the Central Library in downtown Fort Worth closed in June 2023, the city’s public library system continues to offer book titles to tens of thousands of library cardholders across the city. David Montesino, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 29 Jan. 2024 The main compartment has an inner pouch to separate your phone from other items and an exterior zipper pouch for small essentials like a cardholder or keys. Andie Kanaras, Peoplemag, 5 Jan. 2024 Neither the venue nor the promoter announced ticket prices and Citi cardholders have access to presales. Ross Raihala, Twin Cities, 30 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cardholder was in 1600

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“Cardholder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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