Definition of picture card in English:

picture card

Syllabification: pic·ture card

noun

  • 1An illustrated card, used especially in games.
    More example sentences
    • Get a deck of cards, deface a picture card (preferably the Jack of Hearts or Queen of Clubs) with felt tip or crayon or whatever so it looks silly.
    • Therefore the objects are followed by picture cards which are also manipulated and sorted, and then pictures are associated with more traditional worksheets.
    • But if we were to take a deck of cards, remove the picture cards and deal them out to each player to be used for movement instead of a die; play will be a little different; a little improved if you will.
  • 1.1 another term for face card.
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    • Discarding a picture card of a suit warns your partner not to lead that suit.
    • The counting cards are the highest and lowest trumps and the picture cards in the suits.
    • In each suit there are normally three picture cards - a king, a horseman and a jack or maid - and some numeral cards.

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