quick trick

noun Bridge.

a card, or group of cards, that will probably win the first or second trick in a suit, regardless of who plays it or at what declaration.

Nearby words

  1. quick on the uptake,
  2. quick one, a,
  3. quick response,
  4. quick study,
  5. quick time,
  6. quick's test,
  7. quick-and-dirty,
  8. quick-change artist,
  9. quick-cure resin,
  10. quick-fire

Origin of quick trick

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for quick trick

quick trick


bridge a high card almost certain to win a trick, usually an ace or a king: the unit in one of the systems of hand valuation
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