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

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The company launched in December 2013 and also offers customizable chocolates and greeting cards (including ones that explode with confetti). Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Everything You Need to Know About Kate's Brother, James Middleton," 12 Jan. 2019 The highly personalized home of greeting card designer Jesse Levison and her husband Alex Trendelman was one such space. Asad Syrkett, Curbed, "Year in Curbed: The best of House Calls," 26 Dec. 2018 Longtime investors, including the Hall family of the Hallmark greeting cards empire and Lord Jacob Rothschild’s family, recently trimmed back some of their stakes, Cambridge said. Dawn Lim, WSJ, "Co-Founder Selling Stake in Wall Street Gatekeeper," 6 Nov. 2018 Inside was a greeting card and a small plastic bag with 1.4 grams of a fine white powder, according to authorities. Eric Heisig,, "Euclid man mailed fentanyl, other drugs he received from China to U.S.-based purchasers, feds say," 28 Mar. 2018 Cricut Explore Air 2 Want to design your own clothing and accessories, create custom signage, hand crafted greeting cards, window decals, and beyond? Erin Nicole Celletti, Teen Vogue, "8 Gift Ideas for DIY Enthusiasts 2018," 26 Nov. 2018 If June Cleaver was a Hallmark card, Mary Hartman was one of those campy greeting cards with references to leaving babies on buses. Matthew Gilbert,, "The greatest TV moms aren’t exactly the greatest TV moms," 10 May 2018 The small selection of antiques, gifts, letterpress greeting cards, and jewelry serve as tasteful Round Top souvenirs but the room devoted entirely to vintage cowboy boots takes the cake. Allison Bagley, Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Best Day Trips from Austin," 5 Mar. 2018 The National Retail Federation reports that last year, a third of our total holiday spending was gobbled up by non-gift items, including food, decorations, and greeting cards. Carmen Wong Ulrich, Good Housekeeping, "Spend Less, Give More," 15 Nov. 2011

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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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English Language Learners Definition of greeting card

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

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