Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “card-carrying member”

See all translations

card-carrying member

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɑːd.kær.i.ɪŋˈmem.bər/ us    /ˌkɑːrd.ker.i.ɪŋˈmem.bɚ/
A card-carrying member of an organization is an active and involved member: My brother's a card-carrying member of the Communist Party.
Translations of “card-carrying member”
in Chinese (Traditional) (組織的)活躍分子,積極分子…
in Chinese (Simplified) (组织的)活跃分子,积极分子…
(Definition of card-carrying member from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of card-carrying member?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More