Pronunciation: (trump), [key]
a. any playing card of a suit that for the time outranks the other suits, such a card being able to take any card of another suit.
b. Often, trumps. (used with a sing. v.) the suit itself.
2. Informal.a fine person; brick.
1. Cards.to take with a trump.
2. to excel; surpass; outdo.
a. to play a trump.
b. to take a trick with a trump.
2. trump up,to devise deceitfully or dishonestly, as an accusation; fabricate: Try as they might, they were unable to trump up a convincing case against him.
Pronunciation: (trump), [key] Literary.
1. a trumpet.
2. its sound.
to blow a trumpet.
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