greeting card


Definition of greeting card

: a piece of paper or thin cardboard having any of a variety of shapes and formats and bearing a greeting or message of sentiment

Examples of greeting card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Choose your favorites for a social media caption, greeting card message, or even just as an opportunity for quiet reflection on the meaning and value of hard work in America. Alesandra Dubin, Woman's Day, 7 July 2022 Carol and Michael Whalen, 68 and 72, started the tradition after receiving a greeting card showing their pals' then-1-year-old son in his toy car, according to SWNS., 21 Dec. 2021 Help Mom stay organized with this marble-print greeting card storage box. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Apr. 2022 An Anchorage greeting card storeowner covered the 1989 Iditarod entry fee. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Mar. 2022 In fact, there’s a track record of greeting card messages getting longer during difficult times. Molly Longman,, 14 Feb. 2022 Early on in their relationship, Paul decided to give Dawn a greeting card on the first day of every month. Francesca Street, CNN, 24 Mar. 2022 No one willingly leaves the comfort of a warm couch to secure a greeting card. Sally Schwartz,, 21 Mar. 2022 So, what does James and Ken’s ideal Valentine’s Day greeting card look like anyway? Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 17 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of greeting card

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of greeting card was in 1898

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“Greeting card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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