- any playing card of a suit that for the time outranks the other suits, such a card being able to take any card of another suit.
- Often trumps. (used with a singular verb) the suit itself.
- to play a trump.
- to take a trick with a trump.
Origin of trump1
OTHER WORDS FROM trumptrumpless, adjective
Words nearby trump
Other definitions for trump (2 of 3)
Origin of trump2
Other definitions for trump (3 of 3)
How to use trump in a sentence
Who knew about Trump’s church visitBarr has said he did not know that Trump would visit the church.How the Trump administration has tried to explain clearing protesters from Lafayette Square|JM Rieger|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
We went back and searched the Associated Press’s photo feed for each day since the beginning of June pulling out occasions on which Biden and Trump were photographed wearing a mask.In 160 words, Trump reveals how little he cares about the pandemic|Philip Bump|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Agents guarding Vice President Pence were charged $29-per-night “resort fees” at Trump’s hotel in Las Vegas.Trump’s businesses charged Secret Service more than $1.1 million, including for rooms in club shuttered for pandemic|David Fahrenthold, Josh Dawsey|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Beijing has been critical of Trump’s action to force a sale of TikTok.The U.S. has nailed Chinese companies this year. Why hasn’t Beijing retaliated?|Veta Chan|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Since then, Esper has made several decisions seemingly at odds with Trump.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
The most irresponsible comments however would have to be those of Donald Trump, since he should know better.
Hispanics, notes a recent Pew survey economic issues easily trump immigration.
In August, Trump filed a lawsuit to have his name removed from the casino and from the nearby, since-closed Trump Plaza.
Trump even gave Jackson a personal tour of the venue, with television cameras in tow.
I am watching the sunrise from the 39th floor of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Suddenly, as the Count dealt a king as trump card, he sprang to his feet knocking over the chair behind him.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
But in very brief while a fearful sound arose, awful as the last trump that shall proclaim to mankind the end of the world.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
When the dealer has a choice of declarations, a sound heart make is to be preferred to a doubtful no-trump.
When a spade declaration has been made by dummy, one trump less is necessary and the doubler need not be on the declarer's left.
The converse, to lead through strength, must be used with caution, and does not apply to no-trump declarations.
British Dictionary definitions for trump (1 of 2)
- any card from the suit chosen as trumps
- this suit itself; trumps
Derived forms of trumptrumpless, adjective
Word Origin for trump
British Dictionary definitions for trump (2 of 2)
Word Origin for trump
Other Idioms and Phrases with trump
In addition to the idioms beginning with trump
- trump card
- trump up
- hold all the aces (trumps)
- turn up trumps