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Noun: trump  trúmp
  1. A playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
    "the ace of trumps is a sure winner";
    - trump card
     
  2. (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
    "clubs were declared trumps"; "a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led"
     
  3. A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    - cornet, horn, trumpet
Verb: trump  trúmp
  1. Produce a sound as if from a trumpet
     
  2. Get the better of
    "the goal was to trump the competition";
    - outdo, outflank, best, scoop, outgun
     
  3. (card game) play a trump
    - ruff
     
  4. Proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
    - trump out

Derived forms: trumped, trumps, trumping

Type of: announce, beat, beat out, brass, brass instrument, crush, denote, go, move, playing card, shell, sound, suit, trounce, vanquish

Encyclopedia: Trump