undertrump

[ uhn-der-truhmp, uhn-der-truhmp ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈtrʌmp, ˈʌn dərˌtrʌmp /

verb (used with or without object) Cards.

to trump with a lower trump than has already been played.

Nearby words

  1. undertint,
  2. undertone,
  3. undertook,
  4. undertow,
  5. undertrick,
  6. underused,
  7. underutilize,
  8. underutilized,
  9. undervalue,
  10. undervest

Origin of undertrump

First recorded in 1860–65; under- + trump1

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British Dictionary definitions for undertrump

undertrump

/ (ˌʌndəˈtrʌmp) /

verb

(intr) cards to play a lower trump on a trick to which a higher trump has already been played
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