A folded card bearing a message of greeting, congratulation, or other sentiment, usually sent or given on a special occasion or holiday.(noun)
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Use "greeting card" in a sentence
"Although the origins of Halloween were far older than the beliefs that had defined the pit in the furnace room, greeting card companies had seen to it that pointy-hatted hags and men in red long Johns with pitchforks had risen to dominance over history."
"Maureen Browne came in earlier than she was required to and brought me two milkshakes and a greeting card that had a real though dried-up shamrock trapped under cellophane on the front."
"The greeting card industry posted sales of $5.9 billion last year, down 9% since 2005, according to market-research firm Mintel International Group."