Definition of gift certificate in English:

gift certificate

noun

North American
  • A gift token.

    • ‘One of the most well-received holiday gifts is a gift certificate.’
    • ‘For those thinking about buying a surfboard for Christmas, maybe the best idea is to get a gift certificate to a retailer that is good for six months.’
    • ‘For my birthday in September, Logan bought me a gift certificate for a bra fitting.’
    • ‘Consider giving a gift certificate related to their interests.’
    • ‘I even have a gift certificate for a massage - 90 minutes!’
    • ‘She suggested that I purchase a gift certificate instead, but I said that would be pointless, since I would be the one spending it.’
    • ‘Even with all that was put up we didn't quite get to $1000 so I gave her the remainder as a gift certificate.’
    • ‘I may also use part of my spa gift certificate for a facial.’
    • ‘We spoke for almost ten minutes, and at the end of it all she offered a ten-dollar gift certificate.’
    • ‘I happened to have had a gift certificate for a winery tour, packaged with a couple of bottles of wine.’
    • ‘You don't think we will spend more than what the gift certificate will cover do you?’
    • ‘He even helped hand out gifts during the gift exchange, surprising her with a card which contained a gift certificate to one of her favorite stores.’
    • ‘Whether as a gift for a secretary, a neighbor or the mailman, a spa gift certificate for a massage or other relaxing treat is welcome and appropriate.’
    • ‘If she's open to it, give her a gift certificate for a makeover.’
    • ‘At one point, the restaurant was giving all people celebrating birthdays a card, signed by the staff, that was also a gift certificate.’
    • ‘My girlfriend gave me a gift certificate for a massage at a spa.’
    • ‘California recently enacted a law that says no matter when a gift certificate claims it expired, it's still good.’
    • ‘Offer a gift certificate for a discount on their next purchase of framing or limited-edition art.’
    • ‘Hold a raffle for a camp sweatshirt or a gift certificate to a local store.’
    • ‘Now if you do this way before the deadline, you would have time to complete the survey, get the gift certificate, go to the store and get the gifts.’

Pronunciation

gift certificate