a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered;
"do you take plastic?"
- You can't use your charge card at this bar.
- Please charge it on my credit card.
- A debit card is a plastic card that provides consumers with a way to access to their accounts electronically, without withdrawing cash.