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Definition of Trump

  • A wind instrument of music; a trumpet, or sound of a trumpet; -- used chiefly in Scripture and poetry.
  • A winning card; one of a particular suit (usually determined by chance for each deal) any card of which takes any card of the other suits.
  • An old game with cards, nearly the same as whist; -- called also ruff.
  • A good fellow; an excellent person.
  • To play a trump card when one of another suit has been led.
  • To play a trump card upon; to take with a trump card; as, she trumped the first trick.
  • To impose unfairly; to palm off.
  • a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
  • (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
  • a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
  • proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
  • play a trump
  • get the better of
  • produce a sound as if from a trumpet

How to use trump in a sentence. Trump pronunciation.

I had chosen one that would have been suitable for a man with a fair No Trump hand, but with one suit not fully guarded, as I didn't want to overdo it; but, judging from the inquisitor's remarks about the graveside, I am quite ready to admit that it might not have come out like that.
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IX.-Alan Hawke Plays His Trump Card X.-A Captivated Viceroy BOOK III.
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ALAN HAWKE PLAYS HIS TRUMP CARD.
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I hold the trump cards now!
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Alan Hawke had played his best trump card, and played it well, for the woman who had doubted him, gloried in his courage and hardihood.
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For I hold the trump cards.
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The enemy, it is true, have all the trumps, and if they had but the spirit to play a generous game, they would certainly ruin us.
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Once, early in the evening, when I had doubled no trump, he led me a club without apology, and later on, during his dummy, I saw him writing our names on the back of an envelope, and putting numbers after them.
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Aunt Selina, who proved herself a trump in that trying time, waylaid him in the hall, and he said it might be a fractured skull, although it was possibly only concussion.
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Kennedy leaned forward earnestly and played his trump card boldly.
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Uri's was bare of trumps, while he held ace, deuce.
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They failed to see more than the exposed card, so that to the very last Forty Mile was in a state of pleasant obfuscation, and it was not until she cast her final trump that it came to reckon up the score.
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Just how or when the hand would fall he could not tell, but that did not worry him in the least, inasmuch as he already held the trumps.
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That they had heard certain human sounds, and also sounds resembling the music of a small trump or a small gong not far from them though they had seen no one.
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The first shot broke a window and whistled out into the night; the second shot hit the dinner gong and made a perfectly extraordinary noise, like the Last Trump; the third, fourth and fifth shots embedded themselves in the wall; the sixth and final shot hit a life-size picture of his lordship's grandmother in the face and improved it out of all knowledge.
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Och! but ye've got a hand of trumps this time.
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Besides, I hadn't even played my trump card yet: that if he didn't help me, I'd be out on the streets on my own, and I could tell that he didn't like that idea.
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Sister Jane's a regular trump; Penelope and queen of Sheba rolled into one.
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One fire will warm the entire house if well arranged, and, for a trump card, there may be a supply of fresh air straight from the north pole, but agreeably warmed, constantly entering the room.
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It may be vanity, but we think we could trump him.
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Examples of Trump

Example #1
I hastily dealt myself a hundred aces and a long suit of clubs, and he said that that was better, but I must put off the idea of the funeral altogether.
Example #2
We were now ready to tackle the expression.
Example #3
PRINCE DJIDDIN'S VISIT TO ENGLAND.
Example #4
VII.-The Price of Safety VIII.-Harry Hardwicke Takes the Gate Neatly!
Example #5
When the Calcutta train rolled into Allahabad, two days after Harry Hardwicke's crushing surprise, Major Alan Hawke, the very pink of Anglo-Indian elegance, awaited the dismounting of the returning voyagers.
Example #6
He had passed a whole sleepless night in revolving the various methods to play oft each of his wary employers against each other, and had decided to let Fate make the game.