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dance card (plural dance cards)

  1. (dated) A card on which a young woman listed those she had agreed to dance with.
    How could your dance card be full already, Martha? You just got here.
  2. (figuratively) Appointment schedule.
    My dance card is full this week. How about in two weeks?
    • 2019 April 28, Alex McLevy, “Game Of Thrones suffers the fog of war in the battle against the dead (newbies)”, in The A.V. Club[1]:
      [] a surprising number of named characters survived. There are still a few unknowns, but the survey of who was left standing as the episode drew to a close was an awfully full dance card.