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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 ?
With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again.
The seven he needed was lying uppermost, the first card in the pack.
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?
Had I known that monsieur was a professional card sharp I had not been so ready to be drawn into the game," he said.
Permit me to offer you my card, and should the time come when I may serve you, remember that I am yours to command.
Kearns, with every eye upon him, looked at his two-card draw, counted the other three to dispel any doubt of holding more than five cards, and wrote on a betting slip.
He likewise examined his draw and counted his five cards.
Simultaneously and in silence they faced their cards on the table, while a general tiptoeing and craning of necks took place among the onlookers.
The means of happiness are on the cards and the dice.
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.
As the trump card was turned up, at the commencement of the second deal, two young ladies hurried into the room, and took their stations on either side of Mrs.
Now since the card question, everything I said or did had the power of annoying Cluny.
As soon as his back was turned Lady Janet lifted the gold pencil-case which hung at her watch-chain, and wrote on her nephew's card (for the information of the officer in plain clothes), "
I have my plan," said her Ladyship, comfortably conscious of the card in her pocket.