side card

side card
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahyd kahrd]
    • /saɪd kɑrd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahyd kahrd]
    • /saɪd kɑrd/

Definitions of side card words

  • noun side card Poker. the highest card in a hand that is not part of a scoring combination, as not being one of a pair, three of a kind, etc., and that serves to determine by its denomination the higher ranking of two otherwise equal hands. 1
  • noun side card a card other than a trump; plain card. 1

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Origin of side card

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60

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Parts of speech for Side card


side card popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

side card usage trend in Literature

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