psychic bid


noun Bridge.

a bid designed to mislead one's opponents that is not based on the strength of one's hand or of the suit named but rather on one's feeling that not bidding would be more costly.

Nearby words

  1. psychiatric hospital,
  2. psychiatric social worker,
  3. psychiatrist,
  4. psychiatry,
  5. psychic,
  6. psychic determinism,
  7. psychic distance,
  8. psychic energizer,
  9. psychic energy,
  10. psychic income

Origin of psychic bid

First recorded in 1930–35

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