adjective Date: 1902 being a bid, contract, or hand suitable to play without any suit being trumps • no-trump noun

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  • no-trump — [nō′trump′] Bridge adj. designating, of, or having to do with a bid to play with no suit as trump n. a no trump bid …   English World dictionary

  • no-trump — no′ trump′ adj. 1) gam (of a hand, bid, or contract in bridge) without a trump suit; noting a bid or contract to be played without naming a trump suit 2) gam the bid to play a no trump contract • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • no-trump — no trump·er; no trump; …   English syllables

  • no-trump — noun a version of contract bridge in which no suit is designated as trump for the duration of the hand • Hypernyms: ↑contract, ↑contract bridge * * * I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: no (II) + trump : being without trumps; …   Useful english dictionary

  • no-trump — /noh trump /, Bridge. adj. 1. (of a hand, bid, or contract) without a trump suit; noting a bid or contract to be played without naming a trump suit. n. 2. the declaration to play a no trump contract. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • no-trump — /ˈnoʊ trʌmp/ (say noh trump) Bridge, etc. –adjective 1. denoting a bid or play without any trump suit. –noun Also, no trumps. 2. the play, or the bid to play, without any trump suit …   Australian English dictionary

  • no-trump — noun A declaration, in bridge and similar games, that a hand is to be played without a trump suite …   Wiktionary

  • no trump — …   Useful english dictionary

  • XY No Trump Convention — The XY no trump convention is a convention in bridge. Using the convention After opener s one of a suit (X), partner s one of a suit response (Y) and opener s 1NT rebid (a very common sequence), 2Clubs from opener s partner forces 2Diams from… …   Wikipedia

  • Johnny No-Trump — is a play written by Mary Mercier which ran for one performance on Broadway. Johnny No Trump opened at the Cort Theatre on October 8, 1967 and ran for one performance and 5 previews. Directed by Joseph Hardy, it starred James Broderick, Sada… …   Wikipedia

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