care of (someone)

care of (someone)

At someone else's mailing address. This phrase is typically written on a package or letter. You can just send my Christmas card care of my aunt because I'll be staying at her place for the holidays.
See also: care, of

ˈcare of somebody

(American English also in ˈcare of somebody) used when writing to somebody at another person’s address: Write to me care of my sister, because I’ll be touring Africa for six months.
This expression is usually written as ‘c/o’ on envelopes.
See also: care, of, somebody