courtesy card

noun

: a card entitling its holder to some special privilege

Examples of courtesy card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Viewed by many officers as a perk of the job, the courtesy cards have long been the subject of media scrutiny. Brittany Shammas, Washington Post, 5 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of courtesy card was in 1934

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“Courtesy card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/courtesy%20card. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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