euchre


1eu·chre

noun \ˈyü-kər\

Definition of EUCHRE

:  a card game in which each player is dealt five cards and the player making trump must take three tricks to win a hand

Origin of EUCHRE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1841

Other Game Terms

bezique, carom, convention, crap, gambit, monte, parlay, tierce

Rhymes with EUCHRE

2euchre

verb
eu·chredeu·chring \-k(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of EUCHRE

transitive verb
1
:  to prevent from winning three tricks in euchre
2
:  cheat, trick <euchred out of their life savings — Pete Martin>

Examples of EUCHRE

  1. <a fast-talking speculator who thought that euchring the tribe out of their land would be easy>

First Known Use of EUCHRE

1847

Other Game Terms

bezique, carom, convention, crap, euchre, gambit, monte, parlay, tierce

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