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RAIN CHECK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rain check mean? 

RAIN CHECK (noun)
  The noun RAIN CHECK has 2 senses:

1. a promise that an unaccepted offer will be renewed in the future
2. a ticket stub entitling the holder to admission to a future event if the scheduled event was cancelled due to rain

  Familiarity information: RAIN CHECK used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAIN CHECK (noun)


Sense 1rain check [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A promise that an unaccepted offer will be renewed in the future

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("rain check" is a kind of...):

promise (a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future)


Sense 2rain check [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A ticket stub entitling the holder to admission to a future event if the scheduled event was cancelled due to rain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("rain check" is a kind of...):

stub; ticket stub (a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt)


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