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trump

trump

 
pronunciation:
truhmp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
trump up
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in certain card games, a suit or a card of a suit that outranks other suits during a particular hand.
definition 2: some resource that can be held in reserve to use at a moment of need.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: trumped, trumping, trumps
definition 1: in certain card games, to win (cards) by using a trump.
definition 2: to surpass or outdo.
He trumped every strategy of mine.
similar words:
ace, cap
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: in certain card games, to play a trump card or to take cards with a trump card.
phrase: trump up