Origin of trump card
Words nearby trump card
How to use trump card in a sentence
That could include private financial or personal information—like the credit-card numbers you used to pay for the corrupted Wi-Fi.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most irresponsible comments however would have to be those of Donald Trump, since he should know better.
The screenwriting was one last card Brinsley was trying to play after every other trade he tried had turned to zeroes.
“Our hearts and our prayers are with you,” read a message on the accompanying card.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hispanics, notes a recent Pew survey economic issues easily trump immigration.
The card table profitably occupies some six to eight hours daily of these old fellows' attention.
In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere.
He showed his wisdom in giving the Pandemonium card-room a very wide berth for the rest of his days.
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.
Her black eyelashes were long, and under their protecting shadow she swept a glance at the card above the young man's plate.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Cultural definitions for trump card
In general, something capable of making a decisive difference when used at the right moment; in certain card games, trump is the suit designated as having precedence over the others: “The prosecutor was about to win the case, when the defense lawyer produced her trump card: an eyewitness who testified that the accused was nowhere near the scene of the crime.”
Other Idioms and Phrases with trump card
A key resource to gain an advantage at the opportune moment, as in That surprise witness was the defense's trump card, or She played her trump card, announcing that the Senator would speak. This expression transfers the trump card of games such as bridge, which can win over a card of another suit, to other kinds of advantage. [Early 1800s]