calling card, visiting card, card(noun)
a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
A written card which identifies the bearer, presented for introduction when attending a business meeting or formal social gathering.
A visiting card, also known as a calling card, is a small paper card with one's name printed on it, and often bearing an artistic design. In 18th century Europe the footmen of aristocrats and royalty would deliver these first European visiting cards to the servants of their prospective hosts solemnly introducing the arrival of their owners.
The numerical value of visiting card in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of visiting card in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is so sad to hear that Nikolai Nikolaevich Vasiliev has died. We all find it hard that he’s not alive. Friends write to us, but many letters don’t reach us… We remember the old days, visiting our hospital. I guess no one goes to the graves of our injured ones now nearly everyone was taken away from Tsarskoe. Do you remember Lukyanov he was so pitiful and sweet, always playing with our bracelets like a baby. His visiting card was in my album, but unfortunately the album was left behind at Tsarskoe. Just now I’m writing in our bedroom. On the writing desk are pictures of our beloved hospital…All in all, the times we went to visit the hospital were awfully good. We often reminisce about our visits to the hospital, the evening chats on the telephone, and everything, everything….
Images & Illustrations of visiting card
Find a translation for the visiting card definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these visiting card definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"visiting card." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 17 Oct. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/visiting card>.