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play·ing card

(plā′ĭng)
n.
A card marked with its rank and suit and belonging to any of several decks used in playing various games.

playing card

n
(Card Games) one of a pack of 52 rectangular stiff cards, used for playing a variety of games, each card having one or more symbols of the same kind (diamonds, hearts, clubs, or spades) on the face, but an identical design on the reverse. See also suit4

play′ing card`


n.
one of a set of cards used in playing various games, esp. one of a set of 52 numbered or ranked cards of four suits (diamonds, clubs, hearts, and spades).
[1535–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card gamesplaying card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
crib - the cards discarded by players at cribbage
ace - one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
card - one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes; "he collected cards and traded them with the other boys"
club - a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it; "he led a small club"; "clubs were trumps"
two, deuce - one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
diamond - a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it; "he led a small diamond"; "diamonds were trumps"
draw - a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack; "he got a pair of kings in the draw"
face - the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down"
court card, face card, picture card - one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face
gaming card - one of a set of cards used in gambling games
heart - a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it; "he led the queen of hearts"; "hearts were trumps"
hole card - (poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown
joker - a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester
singleton - the playing card that is the only card in a suit held in a bridge hand as initially dealt
spade - a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it; "she led a low spade"; "spades were trumps"
spot - a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight-spot"
stopper - (bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit; "if my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump"
suit - playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?"
three, trey - one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
trump, trump card - a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps; "the ace of trumps is a sure winner"
wild card - a playing card whose value can be determined by the person who holds it
pip, spot - a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
deck of cards, pack of cards, deck - a pack of 52 playing cards
Translations
hrací karta
spillekort
pelikortti
igraća karta
トランプ
카드
spelkort
ไพ่หนึ่งสำรับ
quân bài

playing card

ncarta da gioco

playing card

وَرَقَةٌ لَعِب hrací karta spillekort Spielkarte τραπουλόχαρτο naipe pelikortti carte à jouer igraća karta carte da gioco トランプ 카드 speelkaart spillkort karta do gry baralho, carta de jogar игральная карта spelkort ไพ่หนึ่งสำรับ oyun kartı quân bài 扑克牌
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