overtrump

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verb over·trump \ˌō-vər-ˈtrəmp\

Definition of overtrump

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to trump with a higher trump card than the highest previously played on the same trick

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to play a higher trump card than the highest previously played on the same trick

First Known Use of overtrump

circa 1729

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