greeting card

noun

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

First Known Use of greeting card

1898


GREETING CARD Defined for English Language Learners

greeting card

noun

Definition of greeting card for English Language Learners

  • : a decorated card with a message of good wishes that is sent or given to someone on a special occasion


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