odd trick

  1. Bridge. each trick exceeding six that is taken by the declarer.

  2. Whist. the seventh trick taken by a partnership.

Origin of odd trick

First recorded in 1700–10

Words Nearby odd trick

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How to use odd trick in a sentence

  • Nothing was out of the ordinary except that the Professor developed an odd trick of continually glancing at his right hand.

    Uncanny Tales | Various
  • In this diplomatic bridge the cards were so evenly distributed that the odd trick was only to be won by the most careful play.

    Court Beauties of Old Whitehall | W. R. H. Trowbridge
  • To possess them was to possess the coveted tabouret at Versailles, to win the odd trick in this game of bridge.

    Court Beauties of Old Whitehall | W. R. H. Trowbridge
  • It was an odd trick for a girl to pick up in Virginia, and an undesirable one.

    Those Dale Girls | Frank Weston Carruth
  • The odd trick the boy had of throwing his lower jaw forward was now emphasized until the lower teeth fairly overshot the upper.

    Ben Blair | Will Lillibridge