verb over·call \-ˈkl\

Definition of OVERCALL

transitive verb
:  to make a higher bid than (the previous bid or bidder) in a card game
intransitive verb
:  to bid over an opponent's bid in bridge when one's partner has not bid or doubled
over·call \ˈō-vər-ˌkl\ noun

First Known Use of OVERCALL

circa 1903


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