playing card

Definitions of playing card
  1. noun
    one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
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    crib
    the cards discarded by players at cribbage
    ace
    one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
    club
    a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it
    deuce, two
    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
    draw
    a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
    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
    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
    spot
    a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
    stopper
    (bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit
    suit
    playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color
    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
    wild card
    a playing card whose value can be determined by the person who holds it
    ace of clubs
    the ace in the club suit
    ace of diamonds
    the ace in the diamond suit
    ace of hearts
    the ace in the heart suit
    ace of spades
    the ace in the spade suit; sometimes taken as a portent of death
    eight, eight-spot
    one of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face
    five, five-spot
    a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips
    four, four-spot
    a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    jack, knave
    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
    major suit
    (bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts
    minor suit
    ( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs
    nine, nine-spot
    one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face
    queen
    one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
    seven, seven-spot
    one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
    six, six-spot
    a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
    ten, ten-spot
    one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
    trump
    (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
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    card
    one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
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