Definition of Stayman convention
: a convention in contract bridge of responding to an opening no-trump bid with an artificial bid in clubs to invite a rebid in a four-card major suit by the no-trump bidder if he has one
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Origin and Etymology of stayman convention
after Samuel M. Stayman, born 1909 American bridge expert
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