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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
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References in classic literature ?
repeated Dolokhov, and as if about to tell a good story he put down the cards, leaned back in his chair, and began deliberately with a smile:
said Dolokhov, and he took up the cards with a smile.
If I am mistaken," said the accuser, "I shall gladly apologize; but before I do so first let monsieur le count explain the extra cards which I saw him drop into his side pocket.
She flung her cards on the table, and sprang to her feet.
Now since the card question, everything I said or did had the power of annoying Cluny.
I had no intention to offend,' said the old man, looking anxiously at the cards.
It is the first time I ever gave my card to a gentleman.
Do put the woman's card down on the table, and listen to me.
Dorothy stepped inside the little room to get a back view of the copper man, and in this way discovered a printed card that hung between his shoulders, it being suspended from a small copper peg at the back of his neck.
At the same moment the servant appeared, and advanced to Julian, carrying a visiting card on his little silver tray.
Only," said he, "it is no longer the sentimental card of the seventeenth century, it is the card of life, very neatly divided into two parts, one feminine, the other masculine; the right hemisphere for woman, the left for man.
While I was gone, however, she wanted me on important business, and thought I had come here, owing to the card, and so came after me, and I beg to tender my apologies, and hers as well, for any inconvenience we may have inadvertently caused you.
Sabin was idly sketching something on the back of his menu card.
About a week or ten days after Miss Verinder had left us, one of my clerks entered the private room at my office, with a card in his hand, and informed me that a gentleman was below, who wanted to speak to me.
said the doctor, in an awful voice, producing a card, and retiring into an angle of the passage, 'my name is Slammer, Doctor Slammer, sir--97th Regiment--Chatham Barracks--my card, Sir, my card.