card·​hold·​er | \ ˈkärd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce cardholder (audio) \

Definition of cardholder

: 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 The credit-card company said second-quarter revenue rose 31% as cardholder spending on travel and entertainment topped prepandemic levels in April and has continued to improve. Will Feuer, WSJ, 22 July 2022 What truly sets this two-in-one model apart is the magnetic cardholder that easily attaches and detaches as needed to provide storage space for up to three cards. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 29 June 2022 By removing the cardholder, the main iPhone case is also compatible with wireless charging accessories. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 29 June 2022 FIs can improve their cardholder experiences, keeping their branded cards top-of-wallet, increasing their customer base and growing their transactional volume, leading to more market share. Dave Brune, Forbes, 8 June 2022 In theory, a cardholder would be able to travel across physical and virtual worlds, making payments without carrying a card. Jon Markman, Forbes, 18 May 2022 Featuring five cardholder slots in the back, this timeless leather beauty will store all of her cards, cash, and business cards. Editors Of Men's Health, Men's Health, 4 May 2022 Recent research shows that 94% of merchants identify chargebacks as significantly affecting their business, with one in five chargeback claims the result of friendly fraud – which is defined as charges not placed by the credit cardholder. Sharon Edelson, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 Buildings that don't accept credit card or digital payments will be sent a check after the cardholder uses their Bilt app to pay their rent. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 28 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of cardholder

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cardholder was in 1600

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14 Aug 2022

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“Cardholder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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