gift card


Definition of gift card

: a card entitling the recipient to receive goods or services of a specified value from the issuer

Examples of gift card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those who come to give April 19-May 19 will receive a $10 e-gift card to a merchant of choice and will be automatically entered to win a new travel trailer camper, courtesy of Suburban Propane. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Apr. 2022 Caesars Sportsbook will send the digital gift card via email within seven days of when the $50 threshold is met. Xl Media, cleveland, 18 Mar. 2022 Memberships are $19 per month, $65 quarterly or $199 annually; quarterly and annual subscriptions include a $10 or $20 gift card. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Feb. 2022 Some restaurants, like New Star, are offering a straight 10% off, while others, like Jim and Pete’s, are offering a $10 gift card with $50 purchase. Pioneer Press Staff,, 8 Feb. 2022 Expiration is controlled by the underlying contract that was used to purchase the gift card. oregonlive, 2 Dec. 2021 Participants will receive a prepaid gift card at the church. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 30 Nov. 2021 People who return the product to Walmart will receive a $20 gift card, according to the retailer. Leada Gore |, al, 25 Oct. 2021 The student with the most rejections would be honored with a paper crown and $50 bookstore gift card for having the gumption to try so many times. Los Angeles Times, 15 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of gift card

1990, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gift card was in 1990

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17 May 2022

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“Gift card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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Kids Definition of gift card

: a card that is worth a certain amount of money and given to someone to buy something from a store


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