Definition of canasta
1. A card game similar to rummy and played using two packs, where the object is to meld groups of the same rank.
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On Thursday she had no special work, but it was a day for canasta or bridge with her friends in the neighbourhood, who almost always gathered at her house.
Which day was for canasta or bridge?
” He was a Canasta fiend.
Tom and Mary are playing Canasta.
And I'm supposed to be playing canasta with the other old ladies.
I really don't want to play canasta for the rest of my life.
The Hotel Canasta is set in a charming area, just 5 minutes from the popular Piazzetta and only a few steps from the fashionable shopping district around Via Camerelle.
We'd talk, play canasta, listen to gramophone records,
Wednesday's canasta at the Hargrave.
Canasta is a card game for two players.