overcall

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verb over·call \ˌō-vər-ˈkȯl\

Definition of overcall

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make a higher bid than (the previous bid or bidder) in a card game

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to bid over an opponent's bid in bridge when one's partner has not bid or doubled

overcall

play \ˈō-vər-ˌkȯl\ noun

1889

First Known Use of overcall

1889

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