Definition of rain check in English:

rain check


North american
  • 1A ticket given for later use when a sporting fixture or other outdoor event is interrupted or postponed by rain.

    • ‘The course even gave each player a free rain check at the same cost as they had already paid for the non-day's golf.’
    • ‘This is also when Kevin cashes in all the rain checks to play some golf at the lower elevations.’
    pass, warrant, authorization, licence, permit
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  • 2A coupon issued to a customer by a shop, guaranteeing that a sale item which is out of stock may be purchased by that customer at a later date at the same reduced price.


rain check