overtrump
Date: 1746 transitive verb to trump with a higher trump card than the highest previously played on the same trick intransitive verb to play a higher trump card than the highest previously played on the same trick

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • overtrump — index beat (defeat) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overtrump — [ō΄vər trump′] vt., vi. to play a trump higher than (a trump already played on a trick) …   English World dictionary

  • overtrump — /oʊvəˈtrʌmp/ (say ohvuh trump) verb (t) 1. Cards to trump with a higher trump than has already been played. –verb (i) 2. to overtrump another card. {over + trump1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • overtrump — /oh veuhr trump , oh veuhr trump /, v.t., v.i. Cards. to play a higher trump than has already been played. [1740 50; OVER + TRUMP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • overtrump — verb To play a higher trump card than the previous one in a trick Syn: overruff …   Wiktionary

  • overtrump — v. play a higher card …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overtrump — verb another term for overruff …   English new terms dictionary

  • overtrump — o•ver•trump [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈtrʌmp, ˈoʊ vərˌtrʌmp[/t]] v. t. 1) gam to trump with a higher trump card than has already been played 2) to play a higher trump card than has already been played …   From formal English to slang

  • overtrump — v.tr. (also absol.) play a higher trump than (another player) …   Useful english dictionary

  • belote — /beuh lot /, n. a card game for two players, using 32 cards and following the same basic rules as klabberjass, popular in France. Also, belotte. [1940 45; < F, of uncert. orig.; the hypothesis that the game was put in its present form by an F.… …   Universalium

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