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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

verb
See phish

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.
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References in classic literature ?
There are no cards in my coat," and with that he ran his hand into his pocket.
Gentlemen," he continued, "monsieur le count did not know that those cards were in his pocket.
Had it not been for this utter stranger, they had succeeded, for who would have accepted my unsupported word against the damning evidence of those cards hidden on my person?
Simultaneously and in silence they faced their cards on the table, while a general tiptoeing and craning of necks took place among the onlookers.
If you're not coming yourself, give us the cards, will you?
Sometimes one would look up to smile to another, or to snuff the feeble candle, or to glance at the lightning as it shot through the open window and fluttering curtain, or to listen to some louder peal of thunder than the rest, with a kind of momentary impatience, as if it put him out; but there they sat, with a calm indifference to everything but their cards, perfect philosophers in appearance, and with no greater show of passion or excitement than if they had been made of stone.
For example, taxpayers must ensure that the procurement cards generate sufficient information (or the use of the card is so narrowly circumscribed as) to establish a right to a deduction for ordinary and necessary business expenses.
The major have thrust themselves into the ethnic greeting card market in a big way.
This $10 is stored on a plastic card and is electronically diminished every time we purchase something.
These small components, known as pocket-intelligence devices, range in size from a coin to a credit card to a hand-held computer.
It was only natural, then, that when KU rolled out the new card that November, Program Director Nancy Miles could hardly contain her excitement.
The thieves' chance for successfully avoiding capture was aided by the fact that cardholders often did not notice the theft of the card until they received the monthly billing statement weeks after the actual theft.
It requires that consumers be provided with disclosures about the costs and terms of a credit card on or with a solicitation or application, at account opening before the first transaction, and with each periodic billing statement.
11 terrorist attacks, Van Nuys-based greeting card manufacturer Colors By Design responded to demands from retailers and quickly put into production a line of patriotic cards in time for Christmas.