noun Date: 1903 any of the tricks by which a declarer in bridge falls short of making the contract

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  • undertrick — [un′dərtrik΄] n. Bridge any of the tricks by which one falls short of making one s contract …   English World dictionary

  • undertrick — /un deuhr trik /, n. Bridge. a trick that a declarer failed to win in relation to the number of tricks necessary to make the contract. Cf. overtrick. [1900 05; UNDER + TRICK] * * * …   Universalium

  • undertrick — noun A trick that declarer does not win, causing the contract to go down …   Wiktionary

  • undertrick — noun Bridge a trick by which the declarer falls short of their contract …   English new terms dictionary

  • undertrick — un•der•trick [[t]ˈʌn dərˌtrɪk[/t]] n. gam a trick in bridge that the declarer failed to win as part of the contract Compare overtrick • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • undertrick — /ˈʌndətrɪk/ (say unduhtrik) noun (in bridge) a trick lacking from the number needed to make a contract. Compare overtrick …   Australian English dictionary

  • Undertrick — Bridge Any trick by which the declarer falls short of making the contract …   The official rules of card games glossary

  • undertrick — n. Bridge a trick by which the declarer falls short of his or her contract …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bridge: Undertrick penalties — ▪ Table TBODY> Bridge: Undertrick penalties* if declarer was not vulnerable if declarer was vulnerable undoubled doubled redoubled undoubled doubled redoubled first undertrick 50 100 200 100 200 400 each subsequent undertrick 50 200 400 100 300… …   Universalium

  • Bridge scoring — For overall scoring of duplicate bridge tournaments, see Duplicate Bridge Scoring. Bridge scoring is the method of keeping score in contract bridge. There are two basic types of scoring for a single deal: duplicate and rubber scoring, which share …   Wikipedia

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