house of cards

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhaʊs.ʌvˌkɑɹdz/, [ˈhaʊs.ʌvˌkʰɑɹdz]
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Noun[edit]

house of cards (plural houses of cards)

  1. A structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.
  2. (idiomatic) A structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.

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