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face card

n.
A king, queen, or jack of a deck of playing cards.

face card

n
(Card Games) (in a pack of playing cards) a king, queen, or jack of any suit. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): court card

face′ card`


n.
the king, queen, or jack of playing cards.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.face card - one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a faceface card - one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face
knave, jack - one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
king - one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
Translations

face card

n (Am) → figura
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He is charged a small fee per check by the service depending on whether the customer has an Honest Face card or merely a driver's license number that has been entered into the service's database.
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