Definition of bank card in English:

bank card


  • A debit card or cash card.

    • ‘Went for a walk to the shops earlier, had some stuff to buy and was stood in the queue at the till when I realised that I'd not brought any cash or my bank card with me.’
    • ‘I lost my bank card but that was during a weekend in Whitechapel (& it was my own fault for leaving it on a toilet seat in the Rhythm Factory).’
    • ‘After snatching American citizen Zenaida Parker's handbag in Burger King, he used her bank card to buy drinks, cinema tickets and other items.’
    • ‘Sheraz Ali confronted 65-year-old Brian Exley at the Jet filling station in Yeadon last January after a friend he was with had had the bank card she tried to use retained by him.’
    • ‘He is wanted in connection with the use of a stolen bank card.’
    • ‘A few weeks ago I accidentally snapped my bank card, so I went into a branch and ordered a new one, which I was told would be sent to me in four to five working days.’
    • ‘The defendant told police he had taken his mother's bank card from her handbag.’
    • ‘I once owned a sweet little thing with a screwdriver, tweezers, a magnifying glass, ruler and saw-edge, all squeezed into the space of a bank card.’
    • ‘The wallet only contained $61, a bank card and key - and with a plane to catch Mr Hepworth didn't bother reporting his loss.’
    • ‘As a small shopkeeper some customers look at me askance when I refuse the sale of a Mars bar ‘and £50 cash back’ on their bank card.’
    • ‘Her bank card remains unused and her phone switched off.’
    • ‘He hit her repeatedly around the head and stole her bank card.’
    • ‘It contained a Halifax bank card, various receipts and a plastic bag with ‘two white, small tablets with a logo on each’.’
    • ‘She said: ‘I believe someone has stolen my bank card from the post office.’’
    • ‘If someone was being offered a bank card with fewer functions, the RNIB would consider that ‘inexcusable’.’
    • ‘For your convenience, please have your bank card ready.’
    • ‘At the time of writing I still haven't received my new bank card.’
    • ‘A pensioner had to be taken home in an ambulance after collapsing minutes after thieves stole his bank card and keys.’
    • ‘I got invited out - my mate Dave must have found the bank card he lost on Wednesday night - but for some reason I just didn't fancy going out.’
    • ‘He said: ‘It's all well and good if you are deliberately trying to dodge fares but if you are fully intending to pay but cannot because you only have a bank card, it seems unfair to be penalised.’’


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