de·​clar·​er | \ di-ˈkler-ər How to pronounce declarer (audio) \

Definition of declarer

: one that declares specifically : the bridge player who names the trump and plays both his or her own hand and that of the dummy

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Nobody could blame South for playing the ten, but West won with the jack and returned a diamond for East to take the king and ace (as declarer turned purple). Frank Stewart, The Mercury News, "Bridge: January 01, 2017," 1 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of declarer

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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