- (of a hand, bid, or contract) without a trump suit; noting a bid or contract to be played without naming a trump suit.
- the declaration to play a no-trump contract.
Origin of no-trump
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for no-trump
In bidding No-trump with three guarded suits, it does not matter which is unprotected.
It is just too weak for a No-trump, but at first glance seems too strong for a Spade.
A double of a No-trump is much safer than of a suit declaration.
My hand does not warrant a No-trump, because I have only two suits stopped.
If you are the leader at "no-trump," open your longest suit.Bridge; its Principles and Rules of Play
- a bid or contract to play without trumps
- (of a hand) of balanced distribution suitable for playing without trumps
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