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*card

Fig. an entertaining and clever person who says or does funny things. (*Typically: act like ~; be ~.) He is such a card. Always making jokes. Mary is a card, and she has to learn to take things seriously sometimes.

card

1. n. a funny person. Britney is such a card. She cracks me up.
2. tv. to check people’s ID cards for age or other eligibility. (see also carded.) They card everybody at the football games, even the parents.
3. Go to phish.

card

verb
See phish
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References in classic literature ?
Please place your money on the cards or I may get muddled in the reckoning.
So I ask you to put the money on your cards," replied Dolokhov.
The man remained standing where he could watch the Frenchman's cards.
I know that I speak, for the last time, to one who cheats at cards," replied the fellow.
When I returned, he and Alan had laid the cards aside, and were questioning a gillie; and the chief turned about and spoke to me in the Gaelic.
I saw cards on the table, but no gold; only a heap of little written papers, and these all on Cluny's side.
And whereas there is now hardly a town of France or Italy in which you shall not see some noble countryman of our own, with that happy swagger and insolence of demeanour which we carry everywhere, swindling inn-landlords, passing fictitious cheques upon credulous bankers, robbing coach- makers of their carriages, goldsmiths of their trinkets, easy travellers of their money at cards, even public libraries of their books--thirty years ago you needed but to be a Milor Anglais, travelling in a private carriage, and credit was at your hand wherever you chose to seek it, and gentlemen, instead of cheating, were cheated.
The speakers whom they had heard were two men, who had a pack of cards and some silver money between them, while upon the screen itself the games they had played were scored in chalk.
I had no intention to offend,' said the old man, looking anxiously at the cards.
No one made any objection but Marianne, who with her usual inattention to the forms of general civility, exclaimed, "Your Ladyship will have the goodness to excuse ME--you know I detest cards.
Seventeen minutes to nine," said Thomas Flanagan, as he cut the cards which Ralph handed to him.
When he had finished, Trent took up the cards, which he had shuffled for Poker, and dealt them out for Patience.
Then he shrugged his shoulders and gathered up the cards.
Bishopriggs shuffled out of the room to fetch the cards.
I sing so well," said he, "that sixteen native grasshoppers who have chirped from infancy, and yet got no house built of cards to live in, grew thinner than they were before for sheer vexation when they heard me.