beggar-my-neighbor

noun
beg·​gar-my-neigh·​bor

Definition of beggar-my-neighbor

: a game of cards in which the object is to gain all the opponent's cards

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First Known Use of beggar-my-neighbor

1734, in the meaning defined above

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