Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “food stamp”

See all translations

food stamp

noun [C]
 
 
US GOVERNMENT
a small paper that is given by the US government to poor people and that can be used to buy food: More than 200,000 retailers are authorized to accept food stamps for groceries.
Translations of “food stamp”
in Chinese (Traditional) (政府發給貧民的)食品券…
in Chinese (Simplified) (政府发给贫民的)食品券…
(Definition of food stamp from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of food stamp?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “food stamp” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

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