Definitions for calling card
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small card with a person's name and often address presented on a social visit.
any trace or characteristic by which someone or something can be recognized.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Category: Telegraphy and Telephony
Origin of calling card:
calling card, phone card(noun)
a card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls
calling card, visiting card, card(noun)
a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
a distinguishing characteristic or behavior
"bombs are a terrorist's calling cards"
A small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.
An attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.
Excrement, especially of a domestic animal.
A prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.
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