Meaning of American Express in English:

American Express

Pronunciation /əˌmɛrɪk(ə)n ɪkˈsprɛs/ /əˌmɛrɪk(ə)n ɛkˈsprɛs/


  • Attributive Designating a charge card issued by the American Express company.

    In recent use also occasionally referring to a credit card issued by this company.


1950s; earliest use found in The Bridgeport Telegram. From the name of the American ExpressCo., provider of the credit and charge cards.