Definition of Postcard

1. Noun. A card for sending messages by post without an envelope.

Exact synonyms: Mailing-card, Post Card, Postal Card
Generic synonyms: Card
Specialized synonyms: Lettercard, Picture Postcard



Definition of Postcard

1. Noun. A rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended to be written on and mailed without an envelope. In the case of a picture postcard one side carries a picture or photograph. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postcard

1. a card for use in the mail [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postcard

postboys
postbreakup
postbubble
postburn
postbus
postbuses
postcampaign
postcancer
postcanine
postcanines
postcapillaries
postcapillary
postcapitalism
postcapitalist
postcapture
postcard (current term)
postcarding
postcardlike
postcards
postcardware
postcareer
postcareers
postcart
postcarts
postcatastrophic
postcaucus
postcava
postcavae
postcaval
postcavas

Literary usage of Postcard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California by Commonwealth Club of California (1921)
"An amendment was presented and was sent to a postcard vote of the membership by the December notice in the following form: "Amend Article IV by adding a new ..."

2. The Flat Tax by Robert Ernest Hall, Alvin Rabushka (1995)
"The postcard Tax Return Tax forms really can fit on postcards. A cleanly designed tax system takes only a few elementary calculations, in contrast to the ..."

3. Letters of James Gibbons Huneker by James Huneker (1922)
"A postcard to Henry L. Mencken Atlantic Gty Sep. 13/15 Extraordinary experience on Sat. Virgin flight in a Glenn Curtiss Hydro-Aeroplane over the bay 21 ..."

4. Where and how to Sell Manuscripts: A Directory for Writers by William Bloss McCourtie (1920)
"... Markets for postcard, Greeting Card and Calendar Verses and Mottoes The general requirements of these publishers in the way of sentiments for postcards, ..."

5. The Queen of Naples and Lord Nelson: An Historical Biography Based on Mss by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1889)
"Nelson's Answer to the Question—Lady Hamilton's alleged Part in the Affair—The ' Fountain-of-Arethusa' Letter—GHD's postcard touching the ..."

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