visiting card


Definition of visiting card

: a small card presented when visiting that bears the name and sometimes the address of the visitor

Examples of visiting card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All thanks to a small addition to her profile: a visiting card. Sanaya Chandar, Quartz India, 10 Nov. 2019 Two hundred and fifty sheets would have to be patted flat to match the thickness of a visiting card. Howard Schneider, National Review, 7 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of visiting card

1774, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Visiting card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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